1 FS Chemistry System Cl II Ortho VITROS 5

Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
Date of Enforcement Report 1/20/2016
Class lI:


VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System, Catalog Number 6801375, Unique Device Identifier Number 10758750001132, and VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System Refurbished, Catalog Number 6801890, Unique Device Identifier Number 10758750001644, Software Version 2.8 and below, IVD. Product Usage: The VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System is intended for use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using both VITROS Chemistry Products Slides (colorimetric endpoint, rate, ion-selective electrode, and immunorate methods) and VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip liquid reagents (spectrophotometric and spectrophotometric immunoassay methods.).
Recall Number Z-0643-2016

Software anomaly may allow VITROS Systems to sample and process assays while the fluids and reagent temperatures are not in the required temperature range for optimal processing. When this intermittent issue occurs, the VITROS Systems continue to operate and process results without notification to the User, possibly producing erroneous results.

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Rochester, NY on 11/3/2015. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VITROS 5,1: Domestic – 932, Foreign – 1245; 5,1 Refurbished: Domestic – 63; Foreign – 153

Nationwide and Internationally.


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