Recall of Device Recall NaturaLyte Liquid Acid Concentrate

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC.

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 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
    Dialysate concentrate for hemodialysis (liquid or powder) - Product Code KPO
  • Reason
    The bottles are mislabeled with an incorrect part number.
  • Action
    Phone calls and Urgent Medical Device Recall notification letters were issued on 5/2/18. Customers were instructed to do the following: Immediately examine your stock to determine whether you have any NaturaLyte Liquid Acid from the lot listed above. If any products of this lot is found, discontinue use immediately. Place all units in a secure, segregated area. Contact your FMCRTG, LLC Customer Service Team at 1-800-323-5188 for instructions on how to return the recalled product and arrange for replacement product. Promptly fill out and return the attached reply form.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Code: 18CXAC095
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states: CA, IA, IL, IN, KS, MD, MI, MN, MS, NE, NJ, NV, OK, PA, SD, TX, and WI.
  • Product Description
    NaturaLyte¿ Liquid Acid Concentrate for Bicarbonate Dialysis, 3.43 Liters, Part Number: 08-3231-1 || Product Usage: || This concentrate is formulated to be used in conjunction with Fresenius Renal Technologies Sodium Bicarbonate Concentrate in a compatible 45X dilution three-stream artificial kidney (hemodialysis) machine. For every 45 volume parts of dialysate: 1 volume part of the NaturaLyte acid concentrate, 1.72 volume parts of FMCNA Sodium Bicarbonate Concentrate and 42.28 volume parts of Purified Water (AAMI quality) are used.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, 920 Winter St, Waltham MA 02451-1521
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source