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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-00999-1
Product Name/Description ADVIA Centaur Cleaning Solution. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD).

Catalogue Number: 112748

Lot Numbers: 459356, 443105

Expiration Date: November 2014

ARTG Number: 174700
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class III
Recall Action Commencement Date 16/09/2014
Responsible Entity Siemens Ltd Diagnostics Division
Reason/Issue Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has confirmed the ADVIA Centaur Systems Cleaning Solution, lots 459356 and 443105, has degraded at a higher than expected rate. Siemens have confirmed that there is sufficient concentration of sodium hypochlorite to ensure effective instrument cleaning at this time.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Siemens is advising their customers to discontinue use of and discard the affected kit lots. This action has been closed-out on 26/02/2016.
Contact Information 1800 310 300 - Siemens Technical Support Centre