Field Safety Notices about Advia Chemistry Alk Phosphatase (ALPAMP)

According to ALIMS (Agencija za lekove i medicinska sredstva), this field safety notices involved a device in Serbia that was produced by SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC.

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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
    Field Safety Notice
  • Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Serbian data is current through February 2018. All of the data comes from ALIMS (Agencija za lekove i medicinska sredstva), 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 Serbia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics is conducting a voluntary withdrawal for advia® chemistry alpamp reagent, lots 267774 and 271674 for advia 1200, 1650, 1800 and 2400 systems. siemens is found that the incidence of absorbance labels (u, u) and //// errors was increased in these lots. the absorbance labels u and u denote abnormally high absorbance exceeding the limits for blank or sample. absorbance marks //// indicate a calculation error and the system does not issue the result.



  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source