Recall of Device Recall Siemens ADVIA Centaur XP and ADVIA Centaur CP Progesterone Assay

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, 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
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  • 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
    Radioimmunoassay, progesterone - Product Code JLS
  • Reason
    Advia centaur systems progesterone kit lots ending in 268 have a high bias on results greater than 30 ng/ml (95.4 nmol/l).
  • Action
    Siemens issued an Urgent Medical Device Correction (UMDC) was sent to affected Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics customers in the United States on January 27, 2015 to be delivered to customers on January 28, 2015. An Urgent Field Safety Notice (U FSN) was sent out for distribution to all customers outside the United States on January 27, 2015. These notices inform the customer of the potential to observe a high bias on patient sample with results greater than 30 ng/ml when using ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone kit lots ending in 268. To mitigate the bias, Siemens instructs customers to dilute samples with values greater than 30 ng/ml when using ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone kit lots ending in 268. In addition, Siemens informs customers to continue to follow Urgent Medical Device Correction 10819675, Rev. A and Urgent Field Safety notice 10819674, Rev A (Information Regarding the ADVIA Centaur Systems Calibrator E), dated September 2014. Fax-back forms to be returned to confirm that the customers received the Urgent Medical Device Correction.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 42590268 43742268  44847268  Exp. Date: May 22, 2015
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide), Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, South America, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Vatican.
  • Product Description
    ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone Kit, (5-pack Ref); In Vitro Diagnostic || Catalog number: 02177364; SMN: 10333111.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc, 333 Coney St, East Walpole MA 02032-1516
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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