Recall of in2it (I) and (II) Test Cartridges

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Bio-Rad Laboratories 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
    Assay, glycosylated hemoglobin - Product Code LCP
  • Reason
    Test cartridges may leak and have the potential to generate error messages and biased inaccurate results.
  • Action
    BIO-RAD Laboratories Deeside sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated September 7, 2010, via registered mail to all subsidiaries/customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customer. The customers were instructed to stop using and discard the test cartridges from the listed lots; complete and return the attached CUSTOMER MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION RESPONSE FORM via fax +44 1244 833401; record the number of affected kits of product, confirm that they have discarded the cartridges and record the method of disposal. If you have any questions, contact +44 1244 288888.


  • Model / Serial
    Product code LCP,expiration dates between 2011-07-12 and 2011-07-26. Kit lot numbers (I):072T97, 072T98, 072T100, (II): 074P75, 074P73, Device lot numbers 131Q203 38864, 131Q204 39008, 131Q206 39088
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries including: Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, France, the UK, Singapore, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, Korea, Sweden, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Canada and the Philippines.
  • Product Description
    in2it (I) A1c Test Cartridges (Catalog 281-0001EX) and in2it (II) A1c Test Cartridges (Catalog 281-0001), manufactured by Bio-Rad Laboratories Deeside Ltd., Flintshire, UK, distributed by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, CA. || The in2it (I) is for Physician use, the (II) is for prescription home use. The products are medical devices used in affinity chromatography method, intended for the in-vitro quantitative determination of A1c (HbA1C) in capillary blood taken from a finger prick. The test is indicated for monitoring the time averaged blood glucose levels of known diabetics, for professional use as an indicator of overall glycemic control.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc, 4000 Alfred Nobel Dr, Hercules CA 94547-1803
  • Source