Recall of Device Recall NucliSENS easyMAG Magnetic Silica

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

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 1
  • 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
    Reagent, general purpose - Product Code LDT
  • Reason
    Several customer complaints about amplification performance issues when using different batches of magsil with the nuclisens easymag extraction platform.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified of the recall by letter on July 18, 2016. The letter informed them of what actions need to be taken if they experience problems. The letter included a reply form to be returned. Subsidiaries and distributors were notified electronically on 7/8/2016.


  • Model / Serial
    Lots - Z017BB1MS, Z017BF1MS, Z017CA1MS, Z017BE1MS, Z017CC1MS, Z017CD1MS, Z017CH1MS, Z017BD1MS, Z017DB1MS, Z017BA1MS, Z017CF1MS, Z017CE1MS, Z017CG1MS, Z017DA1MS, Z017DC1MS, Z017DD1MS, Z017EA1MS, Z017EB1MS, Z017FB1MS, Z017KF1MS, Z017KG1MS, Z017KH1MS
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and the countries of Angola, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Austria, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Columbia, Djibouti Antilles, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  • Product Description
    NucliSENS easyMAG Magnetic Silica || The NucliSENS easyMAG accessory products are reagents and disposable to be used with the bioMerieux extraction systems which mention these products in their User Manuals. They enable the automated extraction (purification and concentration) of total nucleic acids (RNA/DNA) from biological samples which are liquid and homogeneous. These products are intended for in vitro diagnostic use by healthcare professionals only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    BioMerieux SA, Chemin De L'Orme, Marcy L'Etoile France
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source