Recall of Device Recall Liquid Alkaline Phosphatase Reagent

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Pointe Scientific, 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
    Liquid Alkaline Phosphatase Reagent - Product Code CJE
  • Reason
    May be contaminated with microorganisms.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified via recall letter, Urgent Medical Device, dated 2/7/08, to cease using the product, conduct a recall to the user level, destroy product on hand and to notify the firm via the response form of the amount destroyed for replacement purposes. International consignees were notified via email.


  • Model / Serial
    All Lots beginning with 727801; exp. 4/09.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide-USA, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Ecuador, Greece, India, Italy, Jamaica, Korea, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Turkey and The West Indies.
  • Product Description
    Alk Phos R2 (also labeled as Alkaline Phosphatase R2) Reagent; Catalog Nos. 7-A7516-R2-125, 7-A7516-R2-90 and 8-A7516-R2-30, In vitro diagnostic, 30 mL, 90 mL , 125 mL, and 400 mL containers, Sold by Pointe Scientific.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Pointe Scientific, Inc., 5449 Research Dr, Canton MI 48188
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source