Recall of Device Recall PathoDx Strep B Grouping Latex

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Remel 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
    Antigens, all groups, streptococcus spp. - Product Code GTY
  • Reason
    A reagent present may produce weak or slow reactions; continued use may result in a failure to identify target species.
  • Action
    On 4/28/2015, the recalling firm's European subsidiary notified the recalling firm of the recall. On 6/30/2015, the recalling firm notified their customers of the recall via letter, sent USPS standard mail.


  • Model / Serial
    lot 1463129, exp. date 31 May 2016
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution, including Puerto Rico and the country of Canada.
  • Product Description
    PathoDx Strep B Grouping Latex, REF 62031, 3 ml packaged in plastic dropper bottle with a pink cap. || Latex reagent for streptococcal group B; Identify beta-hemolytic streptococci of Lancefield Groups A, B, C, F and G from primary culture plates.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Remel Inc, 12076 Santa Fe Trail Dr, Lenexa KS 66215-3519
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source