Recall of Device Recall Siemens

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics.

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
    Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
  • Reason
    There is a potential for incorrect results to be reported from processing of a sample tube.
  • Action
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated February 3, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The customers was told how to correct the issue if it has occurred, and how to prevent the issue from occurring. The completed form should be faxed to (302) 631-7597. Any questions can be directed to Siemens Technical Support Representative. Siemens plans to implement a correction at a later time.


  • Model / Serial
    IMMULITE 2000:  10380062, 10380061,10380079, 10380065, 10360210, 10283632  IMMULITE 2000XPi: P010053/S007;   10373214  VersaCell:   10380063, 10389945, 10380064, 10287115, 10793839
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and Foreign Distribution.
  • Product Description
    IMMULITE 2000; IMMULITE 2000XPi; VersaCell || The IMMULITE 2000 systems are continuous random-access instruments that perform chemiluminescent immunoassays. These instruments use serum, plasma, or urine samples for in vitro diagnostic testing. The VersaCell system is a robotic sample-moving device that supports an interface to a number of laboratory analysis systems, such as the IMMULITE 2000
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, 62 Flanders-Bartley Rd, Flanders NJ 07836-4715
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source