Recall of Device Recall VITROS Chemistry Products CDM PROM

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Ortho-Clinical 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
    Enzymatic method, creatinine - Product Code JFY
  • Reason
    Customers were unable to calibrate, or use previously calibrated, vitros dt crsc slides (ref/product code 6802721), gen 82, on the vitros dt ii system, when using calibration data module (cdm) rev. 168 (ref/product code 199 9077), as cdm 168 does not contain calibration parameters for dt crsc.
  • Action
    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics sent an Urgent Product Correction Notification Letters dated January 29, 2014, via FedEx overnight courier and/or US Postal Service Priority Mail (for PO Boxes only) to US consignees to inform them of the issue. Customers were advised to Inspect their inventory to determine if they had VITROS CRSC DT Slides, GEN 82. - To use their current inventory of GEN 82 until the replacement order arrives providing that they have CDM PROM 0167 installed on their system and calibrate using VITROS DT Calibrator Kit, Lot 42. - If product replacement is required, discard their remaining inventory of VITROS CRSC DT Slides, GEN 82 upon receipt of their replacement order. - Complete and return the Confirmation of Receipt Form by February 7, 2014, by fax to 1-888-557-3759 or 1-585-453-04110, or email to: Indicate on the form if they have any inventory of the affected lot that will require replacement. - Forward this information if they have distributed this product outside of your facility. Distributors were also instructed to identify all customers and any other branches who were shipped VITROS CRSC DT Slides, GEN 82 from their facility and send a copy of the Urgent Product Correction Notification Letter to inform them of the issue. Foreign affiliates were informed by e-mail on January 22, 2014, of the issue and instructed to notify their consignees of the issue and required actions.


  • Model / Serial
    Calibration Data Module Rev. 0168, REF 199 9077 used in conjuction with of VITROS Chemistry Products CRSC DT Slides, Generation (GEN) 82, Product Code 6802721.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution including the states of AR, FL, IA, IL, KY, MI, MN, ND, NY and VA, and the countries of Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, Spain, and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    VITROS Chemistry Products CDM PROM (Calibration Data Module) No. 0168, Catalog Number/REF 199 9077, used in conjunction with: VITROS Chemistry Products CRSC DT Slides, Generation (GEN) 82, REF 6802721, and || VITROS DT Calibrator Kit, Product Code 1957924, and tested on the VITROS DT60/DT60 II Chemistry System; IVD --- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, 1000 Lee Road, Rochester NY 14606
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source