translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.titles.recall_field_safety_notice

According to Saudi Food & Drug Authority, this translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.types.recall_field_safety_notice involved a device in Saudi Arabia that was produced by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.

What is this?

Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Field Safety Notice
  • Event ID
    mdprc 068 07 18 000
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Saudi data is current through January 2019. All of the data comes from the Saudi Food & Drug Authority, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Report Source: NCMDR
    SFDA urges all hospitals that have devices subjected to recall, to contact the company.
  • Reason
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics has received customer complaints regarding dimension vista® loci® reaction vessels causing vessel pickup errors. supplier internal investigation has identified the potential for a loci reaction vessel to contain a small hole or indent on the top of the vessel. this may result in the vista system generating a “vessel pickup error” when the defective vessel is not successfully picked up by the vacuum system. the error is resolved when the defective vessel is removed from the system.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number: KS855 Siemens Material Number: 10445212 Lot Number: All lots prior to lot NH3912618 First Shipment Date: 2018-05-10
  • Product Description
    IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Immunoassay
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturers representative
  • Source