Recall of VITROS Chemistry Products Calibrator Kit 31

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 3
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • 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
    Calibrator, secondary - Product Code JIT
  • Reason
    There is an incorrect value (data/calibration mathematics) on adds. this incorrect value will prevent a successful calibration of the assay.
  • Action
    On 19 April 2016, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics distributed Correction Notification letters (Ref. CL2016-087) and ADD DRV 5877 notices to their US consignees via courier service and to their foreign affiliates via email. Customers were advised to install the Assay Data Diskette DRV 5877 or above on their VITROS system. Following a successful calibration and quality control assessment, it is acceptable to use VITROS HbA1c Reagent Kit, GEN 06. Customers who further distributed the product should also provide a copy of the enclosed letter to all customers who received the product. It is suggested that customers complete and return the Confirmation of Receipt form to indicate that you have been informed of this issue. Customers with questions can contact the Technical Solutions Center at 1-800-421-3311.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot 3155 Product Codes: 6842906 & 6801876
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, WA, WV & Puerto Rico;** Foreign: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Panama, Singapore, Venezuela, England, France, Germany, Italy & Spain.
  • Product Description
    The VITROS¿ Chemistry Products Calibrator Kit 31, Lot 3155 used in conjunction with: VITROS¿ Chemistry Products HbA1c Reagent Kit, Generation 6 (GEN 6) and Assay Data Disk (ADD), Data Release Versions (DRV) 5873, 5874, 5875, or 5876, is used to calibrate the VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System, VITROS 4600 Chemistry System and the VITROS 5600 Integrated System for the determination of percent glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in human whole blood.
  • Manufacturer


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