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Alere San Diego, Inc. Recall 90508

Description: The Cholestech LDX¿ System combines enzymatic methodology and solidphase technology to measure total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose. Samples used for testing can be whole blood from a fingerstick (collected in a lithium heparin-coated capillary tube) or venipuncture. The sample is applied to an Cholestech LDX¿ cassette. Description/Part: Cholestech LDX Lipid Profile GLU Cassette/10-991, 99021, 14-531; Cholestech LDX TC HDL GLU Cassette/10-990; Cholestech LDX Lipid Profile Cassette/10-989; Cholestech LDX TC HDL Cassette/10-987

Alere San Diego, Inc. Recall 90508 Information

StatusOngoing
Mandated?Voluntary: Firm initiated
Recall NumberZ-1508-2022
Event ID90508
Event DescriptionThe Cholestech LDX¿ System combines enzymatic methodology and solidphase technology to measure total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose. Samples used for testing can be whole blood from a fingerstick (collected in a lithium heparin-coated capillary tube) or venipuncture. The sample is applied to an Cholestech LDX¿ cassette. Description/Part: Cholestech LDX Lipid Profile GLU Cassette/10-991, 99021, 14-531; Cholestech LDX TC HDL GLU Cassette/10-990; Cholestech LDX Lipid Profile Cassette/10-989; Cholestech LDX TC HDL Cassette/10-987
Product TypeDevices
DistributionUS: IL, NV, FL, LA, CA, MA, MN, NC, AK, NE, TX, PA, RI, SC, TN, OK, KY, GA, NY, MO, CO, AZ, OH, HI, VA, KS, IN, AL. OUS: GB, ZA, NO, NL, FI, IE, IQ, IT, CH, DE, ES, HU, SI, NA, PT, IS, NG, PL, CY, TN, BH, ID, MY, AU, SG, JP, IN, BD, KR, HK, BR, CO, AR, CA
Quantity436,990
Recall ReasonCholesterol test cassettes package insert is to be updated with new bilirubin interference information because it was found that samples containing bilirubin, at concentrations greater than 2.0 mg/dL (conjugated) or 1.6 mg/dL (unconjugated), can result in low recovery of Triglyceride (TRG) and High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL).
Device Classification20220817
Device Code InfoAll lots of Part/UDI-DI: 10-991/00893038002654, 99021/00899722002344, 14-531/04571226470831, 10-990/00893038002647, 10-989/00893038002630, 10-987/00893038002616
Center Classification Date20220806
Recall Initiation Date20220624
Recalling FirmAlere San Diego, Inc.
Initial Notification Letter
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