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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2016-RN-00373-1
Product Name/Description ID Anti-N and ID Anti-M/N. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)

ID-DiaClon Anti-N
Catalogue Number: 007111
Test Code (for instrument): PR44N
Lot Number: From lot 50221.73.01 onwards

ID-DiaClon Anti-M/N
Catalogue Number: 006011
Test Code (for instrument): MO45D
Lot Number: From lot 51210.52.01 onwards

ARTG Number: 217696
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 7/04/2016
Responsible Entity Bio-Rad Laboratories Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue It has been confirmed that in specific conditions, the Anti-N (MNS2) of certain lots of cards ID-DiaClon Anti-N (ref. 007111) and ID-DiaClon Anti-M/N (ref. 006011) may give an unexpected interference with N negative samples.

Investigations have identified that this phenomenon is temperature dependent, becoming stronger if the ambient temperature drops to the lower range of room temperature, 18-25°C and tending to disappear once the temperature reaches the upper limit of this range. Reagents and samples that are at the lower end of the room temperature range will also increase the interference.

The reported issue may result in false positive results which can lead to a delay in transfusion decisions.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Bio-Rad is advising users NOT to validate a positive result that gives reaction strength lower than 3. The automatic validation function on the instruments should be disabled when carrying out tests MO45D and PR44N. Bio-Rad will provide manual test kits to confirm the results obtained for negative 1+ and 2+ reactions when requested. The sponsor is working on a permanent solution and the users will be notified once unaffected products become available. This action has been closed-out on 09/05/2017.
Contact Information 1800 224 354 - Bio-Rad Laboratories