Recall of NaturaLyte Liquid Acid

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC.

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Dialysate concentrate for hemodialysis (liquid or powder) - Product Code KPO
  • Reason
    The label specifies the potassium concentration is 2.0 meq/l. some of the product in the affected lot was found to have a potassium concentration of 2.25 meq/l.
  • Action
    The firm, Fresenius Medical Care, sent an "URGENT - MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 10/4/2017 to its Consignees. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The Consignees are instructed to: " Immediately examine your stock to determine whether you have any Naturalyte¿ Liquid Acid Concentrate from the lot listed. " If any product of this lot is found, discontinue use immediately. " Place all units in a secure, segregated area. " Contact your FMCRTG, LLC Customer Service Team at 1-800-323-5188 for instructions on how to return the recalled product. " Promptly fill out and return the attached Reply Form via fax to: 781-699-9796 ATTN: Quality Department or SCAN and email to:' and "Route the letter to others in your organization that may have any of the affected product that is subject to this recall. Please note that the Naturalyte¿ Liquid Acid Concentrate matching the Lot Number listed in the notification is the only lot subject to this recall. If you have any additional medical concerns or questions, please contact Medical Information and Communication: 855-616-2309 or Website:


  • Model / Serial
    Lot # 17KTAC076; UDI-00840861101696
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to states of: CA, FL, KS, LA, and TX.
  • Product Description
    NaturaLyte¿ Liquid Acid Concentrate 2.0 mEq/L, Model # 08-2251-0 || 3.43 liter bottle || This concentrate is formulated to be used in conjunction with Fresenius Renal Technologies Sodium Bicarbonate Concentrate in a compatible 45X dilution three-stream artificial kidney (hemodialysis) machine.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, 920 Winter St, Waltham MA 02451-1521
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source