Recall of Device Recall SafeClinitubes, REF 942892.

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Radiometer America 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
    capillary tubes - Product Code GIO
  • Reason
    The clinitubes are not able to be filled due to contamination with silicone during production.
  • Action
    The firm notified their customers of this recall with a letter dated 6/22/2006. The letter informs the customers of the problem with the affected lots of SafeCLINITUBES and asks that the customers discard any remaining boxes of affected product on-site. The recall letter is accompanied by a FAX FORM (response form) which the customer is asked to complete in order to request replacement product to be sent to their individual locations.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot R0043, exp. 01/2008; R0044, exp. 01/2008; and R0045, exp. 03/2008.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and Canada.
  • Product Description
    SafeClinitubes, REF 942-892, D957P-70-100x1, contained in kits containing 250 SafeClinitubes, insert, mixing wires and end caps. Capillary samplers for drawing small amounts of blood for blood gas analysis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Radiometer America Inc, 810 Sharon Dr, Westlake OH 44145-1598
  • Source