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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-01014-1
Product Name/Description Horse Blood Agar. An in vitro Diagnostic Medical Device (IVD)

Product Reference: 04059

Batch Number: EHU-302

Expiry Date: 2014-10-23

ARTG Number: 201986
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class III
Recall Action Commencement Date 12/11/2014
Responsible Entity Biomerieux Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue bioMerieux have identified the product may contain low level contamination in some plates. Contaminants were identified as (1) Bacillus cereus, (2) Hafnia
alvei, and (3) Staphylococcus epidermidis.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions bioMérieux requested the customers to inspect the above product prior to use and discard any
plates found to be contaminated. Complimentary replacement stock has been shipped in the same quantity as originally provided.

This action was undertaken prior to approval of the recall strategy by the TGA.
Contact Information 07 3902 6417 - bioMerieux Australia