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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-00728-1
Product Name/Description Thioglycollate Medium (bacteria culture media). An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)

Product code: TM0935

Lot number: 1291980

ARTG number: 214128
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 4/07/2014
Responsible Entity Thermo Fisher Scientific Australia & New Zealand
Reason/Issue Investigations have confirmed that some vials within some boxes of this batch may fail to support the growth of Clostridium sporogenes. Continued use of this lot could result in failure to detect this or similar anaerobic bacteria. The medium was found to still support the growth of all aerobic bacteria tested.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Oxoid Australasia is requesting their customers remove any affected stock from further use. Arrangements will be made for replacement or credit note to be provided.
Contact Information 08 8238 9044 - Oxoid Australasia