Recall of Device Recall S2 Fluid Pack as a part of the cobas b221 Roche OMNI S systems

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Roche Diagnostics Operations, 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
    Electrode measurement, blood-gases (pco2, po2) and blood ph - Product Code CHL
  • Reason
    The affected s2 fluid packs may generate a transponder error when the fluid pack is loaded on to the cobas b 221 system. the error prevents the fluid from being recognized by the system and the instrument cannot start measurements until the affected s2 fluid pack is replaced.
  • Action
    Roche Diagnostics sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction dated July 2, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers are asked to do the following: 1. Keep in the inventory a backup S2 Fluid Packs from an unaffected lot, or at least four additional S2 Fluid Packs from the affected lots when product from unaffected lots is not available. 2. If the S2 Fluid Pack generates a Transponder error message, contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center at 1-800-526-2272 (provide the lot and serial number printed on the side of the affected S2 Fluid Pack). 3. After contacting Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, dispose of the affected S2 Fluid Pack per local guidelines. Please contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-526-2272, if you have questions about the information contained in this Urgent Medical Device Correction.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number: 03260925184; Lot Numbers & Exp. Dates:   1. 21450781, Exp. 08/31/2016 2. 21450887, Exp. 08/31/2016 3. 21451391, Exp. 09/30/2016
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution: CT, TX, LA, ND, MI, NJ, OH, OK, PR, SC, and KY.
  • Product Description
    S2 Fluid Pack on the Cobas b 221 system- Catalog Number 03260925184 || Blood Gas and Electrolytes Analyzer; The Roche Diagnostics Omni S Analyzer is a fully automated critical care analyzer intended to be used for the measurement of pH, PCO2, PO2, sodium, potassium, ionized calcium, chloride, hematocrit, glucose, lactate, urea/BUN, bilirubin, total hemoglobin, oxygen saturation, oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, carboxyhemoglobin, and methemoglobin in samples of whole blood, serum, plasma, and aqueous solutions as appropriate.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., 9115 Hague Rd, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source