Recall of Device Recall MULTIGENT Creatinine (Enzymatic) Assay

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Sentinel CH SPA.

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
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Enzymatic method, creatinine - Product Code JFY
  • Reason
    Reagent 1 component may result in quality control values shifting out of acceptable range, which is not resolved by recalibration.
  • Action
    Sentinel Diagnostics notified the US Distributor on 5/22/17 to notify US customers by letter. Actions to be Taken 1. Discontinue the use of the impacted lots immediately and destroy any remaining inventory of impacted lots according to your laboratory procedures. 2. If you have an alternate reagent lot available in inventory, switch to this alternate lot, or use a new lot provided. 3. Please review the content of this communication with your Medical Director and retain this letter for any future reference. Questions regarding this information, U.S. Customers should contact Customer Service at 1-877-4 ABBOTT. Customers to complete Field Safety Notice Receipt.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number 8L24-31: Lot Numbers: 60335Y600, 60382Y600 (Exp. Date 2018-02-28); Catalog Number 8L24-41: Lot Number: 60334Y600, (Exp. Date 2018-02-28)
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    MULTIGENT Creatinine (Enzymatic), Catalog Numbers 8L24-31 and 8L24-41; IVD. Intended for the quantitative determination of creatinine in human serum, plasma, and urine using the ARCHITECT c Systems || The product is a medical device (chemistry reagent) and is intended for the quantitative determination of creatinine in human serum, plasma, and urine using the ARCHITECT c Systems. The kit is provided as a ready to use liquid material consisting in two components: Reagent 1 and Reagent 2. According to the catalogue number, the kit is composed of three vials of 48 ml for Reagent 1 and three vials of 18 ml for Reagent 2 in the configuration 8L24-31. The configuration 8L24-41 consists in ten vials of 90 ml for Reagent 1 and ten vials of 34 ml for Reagent 2
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Sentinel CH SPA, Via Robert Koch 2, Milan Italy
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source