Recall of GammaCoat Plasma Renin Activity 125 I RIA Kit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Diasorin 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
    Angiotensin I and Renin Radioimmunoassay - Product Code CIB
  • Reason
    The kit control provided with the gammacoat plasma renin activity kit was labeled with the incorrect range.
  • Action
    Consignees were Emailed or faxed a "DiaSorin Customer Notification" letter dated October 21, 2009. The letter was addressed to "Dear Valued Customer". The letter described the Product name and the problem and provided the correct range for the Renin Activity Control provided with the kit. The letter also stated that replacement product for any previous failed runs. Customers are to complete the bottom portion of the letter and return it to the firm. Questions or concerns should be directed to DiaSorin Inc., Technical Services at 1-800-328-1482 or 651-439-9710.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot numbers: 123574A, 123612A, 123612C, 123620, 123620A, 123574, 123612, and 123612B.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including states of CA, CT, IN, LA, MI, NC, OH, TN, UT, and WA and countries of CANADA, BELGIUM, BRAZIL, INDIA, NORWAY, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, and SWEDEN.
  • Product Description
    GammaCoat Plasma Renin Activity 125 I RIA Kit, REF: CA-1533 (100 test kit ), CA-1553 ( 500 test kit), DiaSorin, Stillwater, Minnesota 55082-0285. || Indicated for the quantitative determination of plasma renin activity (PRA) by the radioimmunoassay of generated angiotension I.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Diasorin Inc., 1951 Northwestern Ave S, Stillwater MN 55082-7536
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source