Recall of Device Recall D10 Dual Program

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 2
  • 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
    in vitro diagnostic - Product Code JIT
  • Reason
    The diluent in the d-10 dual program calibrator reorder packs is defective, and can cause early calibration failure or elevated control and sample recovery results.
  • Action
    The firm has issued phone calls and faxes to its US consignees starting 11/17/2006 and International notices began on 11/20/2006 explaining the reason for the recall and requesting the product be disposed.


  • Model / Serial
    Diluent lot number AA61508, Catalog number for recalled diluent: 220-0119, expiration date 11/30/07 Catalog number for whole kit: 220-0201. Reorder pack lot numbers 2006 1537, 2006 1555, 2006 1561, 2006 1557, 2006 1597, 2006 1600, 2006 1745, 2006 2007. Expiration dates on hte above catalog numbers: 04/30/2007, except for 2006 1557, which is 2/28/07. The diluent is packaged with either HbA1c Calibrators (cat number 220-0128, lot number S61409, exp. date 5/31/2007), or HbA2/F/A1c calibrators (cat number 220-218, exp date 5/31/07. Calibrator diluent that comes with the kit has an expiration date of AA61408
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide, including USA, India, Canada, France, Sweden, the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany, Brazil, Italy, China, Costa Rica and Panama.
  • Product Description
    Bio-Rad D-10 Dual Program Calibrator Diluent, a component of the Bio-Rad D10 Dual Program diagnostic test. This is a specific part of the kit, and only the calibrator diluent is defective. It comes in two kits.
  • Manufacturer


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