Recall of Device Recall Instrumentation Labs Test Plasminogen

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

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
    Test, qualitative and quantitative factor deficiency - Product Code GGP
  • Reason
    This lot is not meeting labeled on-board instrument stability claims of 5 days.
  • Action
    Instrumentation Laboratory Co. sent an " Urgent Medical Device Removal" letter dated December 2015, was sent on December 18, 2015. via USPS to US and Canadian customers. The notification requires US and Canadian customers to respond using a Mandatory Response Tracking Form. A Field Safety Notice was e-mailed on December 18, 2015, to the affected IL affiliates, notifying them of the product lot removal due to a stability issue and requesting them to translate the Field Safety Notice, to notify their Competent Authorities and to provide the notification to their affected customer base and secondary distributors. For further questions, please call 1(800) 955-9525.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot No. N0455811, Expiration Date 03/31/2017
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution and to the countries of : Canada, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Lithuania, Panama, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    HemosIL Plasminogen, Part No. 0020009000, IVD. Instrumentation Laboratory Company. Kit contents: 2 x 2.5 mL Streptokinase reagent and 2 x 2 mL Chromogenic substrate
  • Manufacturer


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