Recall of Device Recall BioRad Laboratories Autoimmune EIA ANA Screening kit, 96 test

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 3
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Antinuclear antibody, antigen, control - Product Code LKJ
  • Reason
    Product mislabeled-- the ana cutoff control and prostiva controls were mislabeled. use of the incorrect controls will cause run failure - patient results cannot be reported because controls will not pass.
  • Action
    Bio-Rad issued Medical Device Recall Notification letters dated June 24, 2010 to consignees, identifying the affected products and requested that all affected product be disposed of in accordance with local procedures. Response forms are to be completed and returned to the firm. Bio-Rad can be contacted for replacement product and about this recall at 510 741-6114.


  • Model / Serial
    Manufactured on 06/07/2010, lot number 24501097
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution: including the states of California, Ohio, Massachusetts, and Missouri. Product delivered to 11 consignees only in the US.
  • Product Description
    Bio-Rad Laboratories Autoimmune EIA ANA Screening kit, 96 test, model 96AN, Distributed and Manufactured by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc, 4000 Alfred Nobel Dr, Hercules CA 94547-1803
  • Source