Recall of Device Recall Liquid ALT

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
    in vitro diagnostic - Product Code CKA
  • Reason
    Failure of the reagent to produce test results. the r1 reagent may be contaminated with microorganisms.
  • Action
    Pointe Scientific notified consignees via Urgent Medical Device Recall letters dated 12/14/07, instructed to dispose of the product and to send back a reply form to request replacement product.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot 628302-045.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Yemen, Russia, South Africa, Trinidad, Ukraine and West Indies.
  • Product Description
    Pointe Scientific Liquid ALT (SGPT) reagent set for the quantitative determination of alanine aminotransferase in serum, 305 ml, Catalog no. HA 726-305, in vitro diagnostic, Pointe Scientific, Inc.; Canton, MI 48188
  • Manufacturer


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