Recall of Device Recall Fresenius Naturalyte Liquid Acid Concentrate

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC.

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
    Dialysate concentrate for hemodialysis (liquid or powder) - Product Code KPO
  • Reason
    On the label calcium (ca) listed in the right upper corner of the label (red background) incorrectly indicates the product contains 2.5 meq/l ca. the concentration indicated in the list of constituents represents the actual calcium concentration of the final dialysate, 3.0 meq/l.
  • Action
    The firm, Fresenius Medical Care, issued an "URGENT-MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 1/14/2015 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately examine your stock for the product; if found, discontinue use immediately; place all units in a secure, segregated area; contact your FMCNA Customer Service Team at 1-800-323-5188 for instructions how to return the affected lot (lot# 15STAC072), and promptly complete and return the attached reply form by Fax to: 781-699-9796 Attn: Quality Department or scan and email to: Fresenius will pick up and replace your product. If you have any additional medical concerns or questions, please contact Medical Information and Communication at 855-816-2309 or Website: Further information or support concerning this issue, contact the Customer Service Care Team at 800-323-5188 and reference the and Support Field Action Number.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: 15STAC072 Exp Date: 2017-12-31
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to states of: KS, LA, MS, OK, and TX.
  • Product Description
    Fresenius Naturalyte Liquid Acid Concentrate || Catalog Number: 08-2301-3 || Intended Use: Acid Concentrate for Bicarbonate Dialysis
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, 920 Winter St, Waltham MA 02451-1521
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source