Recall of Device Recall HemosIL High Abnormal Control 3 UNASSAYED

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Instrumentation Laboratory Co..

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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
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  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Plasma, coagulation control - Product Code GGN
  • Reason
    Hemosil low, abnormal, normal controls unassayed (no-value assigned) lacks 510(k) approval.
  • Action
    Instrumentation Laboratory issued Important Correction Notice via USPS to US customers dated November 2013 advising users in the US that unassayed controls are not acceptable for use in their unassayed (non-value assigned) format. IL will no longer sell or distribute controls without assayed values for the US market as of November 15, 2013, and are converting US customers to an assayed control format. Additional contact with customers via phone calls and a reminder email. An enclosed response tracking form provided to be returned. For technical questions, contact the IL Technical Support Center at 1-800-678-0710, Option # 6 (ACL Coagulation Products). For replacement product if value assignments are not available for your product lot, please contact your IL Customer Service Representative at 1-800-955-9525, Option # 6. For questions regarding this recall call 781-861-4467.



  • Manufacturer Address
    Instrumentation Laboratory Co., 180 Hartwell Road, Bedford MA 01730-2443
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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