Field Safety Notices about Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ CT1629B CAZ10 CEFTAZIDIME BATCH 1426486

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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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 Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), 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 Slovenia.
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  • Reason
    A technical investigation has confirmed that thermo scientific™ oxoid™ ct1629b caz10 ceftazidime batch 1426486 may contain discs with a reduced concentration of antibiotic that may impact on performance. testing with pseudomonas aeruginosa atcc 27853 (eucast quality control organism) returned lower than specified zones of inhibition. continued use of this lot could result in quality control failures, delayed results or incorrect results reporting (false resistance). .