Recall of Device Recall Remel Blood Agar, 5 Sheep Blood REF R01202

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
    Culture media, non-selective and non-differential - Product Code JSG
  • Reason
    Product may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.
  • Action
    The recalling firm sent the recall notification letter (dated May 1, 2015) to all customers on 5/4/2015 via standard mail.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: 646595 and 646596 Expiration date: 19May2015
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    Remel Blood Agar (TSA w/sheep blood) plate REF R01202 packaged 10 plates per pack, 10/10-packs per case (100 plates). || Blood agar is a solid medium recommended for use in qualitative procedures for the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms and visualization of hemolytic reactions.
  • Manufacturer


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