Recall of Device Recall Roche Molecular Diagnostics

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Roche Molecular Systems, Inc..

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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 3
  • 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
    Somatic gene mutation detection system - Product Code OWD
  • Reason
    Cobas kras mutation kit t10786 is generating invalid results for the mutant control and/or kras calibrator.
  • Action
    RMS issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice on 12/18/2014. A Quality Notification was provided to all users of the of cobas¿ KRAS Mutation Kit CE-IVD, lots T13091, T15435, T15475, T14777, and W00389, informing them of the issue and instructing them to discontinue use and discard any remaining inventory immediately.


  • Model / Serial
    Lots T10786 T13091, T15435, T15475, T14777, and W00389
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Foreign Distributed.
  • Product Description
    cobas 4800 KRAS AMP/DET 24T CE-IVD Mutation Test; CE-IVD 5852170190. || Intended for the identification of mutations in codons 12,13 and 61 of the KRAS Gene in DNA derived from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer tissues.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., 1080 Us Highway 202 S, Branchburg NJ 08876-3733
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source