Recall of MagNA Pure LC 2.0 Instrument

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Roche Diagnostics Operations, 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
    Real time nucleic acid amplification system - Product Code OOI
  • Reason
    If the bar code is printed from the batch results screen, a wrong batch id may be printed, while the correct batch id is still assigned to the batch in the data repository of the mplc 2.0 software. this may result in sample mis identification. if printed from the ordering screens, the bar code is printed with the correct batch id.
  • Action
    The firm, Roche, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated November 04, 2010 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken. The customers were instructed to print batch ID barcode labels from the ordering or stage set up screens only; print Cooling Block barcode labels from the Post Elution Edit screen only; complete and return the attached UMDC Faxback Form for MagNA Pure LC 2.0 Instrument [UMDC 10-228] via fax to 1-877-551-7152 and file this correction notice for future reference. The firm plans to issue a software update in first quarter 2011. If you have questions about the information contained in this UMDC, for Clinical customers, please contact Roche Molecular Diagnostics Technical Service at 1-800-526-1247; for Research customers, please contact Roche Applied Sciences Technical Service at 1-800-262-4911.


  • Model / Serial
    LC2C00000032, LC2C00000033, LC2C00000035, LC2C00000060, LC2C00000064, LC2C00000079, LC2C00000080, LC2C00000081, LC2C00000108, LC2C00000110, LC2C00000118, LC2C00000119, LC2C00000120, LC2C00000127, LC2C00000128, LC2C00000130, LC2C00000131, LC2C00000132, LC2C00000133, LC2C00000134, LC2C00000155, LC2C00000156, LC2C00000158, LC2C00000159, LC2C00000162, LC2C00000168, LC2C00000169, LC2C00000170, LC2C00000172, LC2C00000173, LC2C00000178, LC2C00000179, LC2C00000180, LC2C00000192, LC2C00000193, LC2C00000195, LC2C00000196, LC2C00000203, LC2C00000204, LC2C00000205, LC2C00000206, LC2C00000212, LC2C00000213, LC2C00000214, LC2C00000215, LC2C00000216, LC2C00000217, LC2C00000218, LC2C00000219, LC2C00000220, LC2C00000227, LC2C00000228, LC2C00000232, LC2C00000233, LC2C00000234, LC2C00000235, LC2C00000236, LC2C00000242, LC2C00000243, LC2C00000244, LC2C00000250, LC2C00000252, LC2C00000253, LC2C00000254, LC2C00000255, LC2C00000256, LC2C00000263, LC2C00000264, LC2C00000265, LC2C00000266, LC2C00000267, LC2C00000268, LC2C00000269, LC2C00000270, LC2C00000272, LC2C00000273, LC2C00000274, LC2C00000275, LC2C00000276, LC2C00000293, LC2C00000294, LC2C00000298, LC2C00000309, LC2C00000310, LC2C00000312, LC2C00000313, LC2C00000314, LC2C00000329, LC2C00000330, LC2C00000331, LC2C00000358, LC2C00000359, LC2C00000360, LC2C00000361, LC2C00000363, LC2C00000364, LC2C00000381, LC2C00000384, LC2C00000392, LC2C00000393, LC2C00000394, LC2C00000412, LC2C00000413, LC2C00000414, LC2C00000415, LC2C00000418, LC2C00000419, LC2C00000420, LC2C00000427, LC2C00000429, LC2C00000430, LC2C00000431, LC2C00000449, LC2C00000479, LC2C00000483, LC2C00000486, LC2C00000563, LC2C00000571 and LC2C00000578.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI and Puerto Rico; and country of Europe.
  • Product Description
    MagNA Pure LC 2.0 Instrument, catalog number 05197686001, Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, IN || MagNA Pure LC 2.0 instrument is a robotic instrument for automated isolation of nucleic acids (DNA, total RNA , total viral nucleic acids) from different kinds of biological research sample material (whole blood, serum, blood cells, culture cells, tissue, bacteria, fungi) using the specially designed MagNA Pure LC kits, for the purpose of life science research only and automated filling of different kinds of PCR reaction vessels (LightCycler Capillaries, 96 well PCR plates, PCR tube strips) with PCR reaction mixes and template nucleic acid, or other reaction tubes for making of dilution series, reaction mixes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., 9115 Hague Road, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source