Recall – Cl II G8 Automated HPLC Analyzer

Company:Tosoh Bioscience Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 8/22/2018
Class lI:

PRODUCT

NG8 Automated HPLC Analyzer: HLC-723G8-ST, 021560; and HLC-723G8-LA, 021674 Product Usage: The Tosoh Automated Glycohemoglobin Analyzer HLC-723G8 is intended for in vitro diagnostic use for the quantitative measurement of % hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) (DCCT/NGSP) and mmol/mol hemoglobin A1c (IFCC) in whole blood specimens. This test is to be used as an aid in diagnosis of diabetes and as an aid in identifying patients who may be at risk for developing diabetes.
Recall Number: Z-2745-2018

REASON
HbAE is known to interfere with the HbA1c assay on the current version of software, Ver. 5.23. Customers should exercise caution when reviewing chromatograms and ensure that Flag 43 is enabled on their device to avoid reporting invalid test results in the presence of HbAE..

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Tosoh Bioscience Inc, Grove City, OH on 6/6/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
665

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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