Recall of VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products Troponin I Reagent Pack

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 1
  • 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
    Troponin Reagent - Product Code MMI
  • Reason
    Quality control and patient results can be lower than expected when the true troponin i value is less than or equal to 0.2 ng/ml which may result in the device failing to detect myocardial injury.
  • Action
    On 4/27/07, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics in Rochester, NY, notified the end users of the recall of the product by phone, fax, and FedEx overnight letter. Clinical labs in possession of these lots have been contacted by OCD, and were instructed to (a) discontinue use of this product and (b) notify healthcare providers who ordered the test in recent weeks. Replacement product has been provided to clinical labs with the affected product lots. Clinical laboratories with questions may contact the company at 1-800-421-3311. On 4/27/07, OCD foreign affiliates were informed of this action by e-mail and instructed to inform their customers who received these reagent packs of this issue. Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics in Raritan, NJ, issued a nationwide press release on 5/04/07.


  • Model / Serial
    Lots 3151 and 3170
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide-including USA, Canada, and Bermuda
  • Product Description
    VITROS¿ Immunodiagnostic Products Troponin I Reagent Pack, REF/Catalog No. 194 9882. A Troponin Immunoassay Method, IVD. Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Amersham UK
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, 100 Indigo Creek Drive, Rochester NY 14626-5101
  • Source