November 15, 2002
Meridian Bioscience Has Recalled
Premier HSV, an EIA Diagnostic Test Kit
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Premier HSV, an EIA diagnostic test kit, packaged under the Meridian Premier
brand label. Recall # Z-1339-2.
--- Premier HSV kits ---
Lot Numbers and Exp. Dates:
#550010.079, Exp. 02 Aug 02
#550010.080, Exp. 02 Aug 02
#550010.082, Exp. 26 Jul 02
--- OPD Substrate Tablets (kit component) ---
Lot Number: 9677.043
The catalog number for the Premier HSV kit is #550010.
Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, by letter dated May 23, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
The OPD Substrate Tablets have deteriorated due to moisture, and may result
in inaccurate test results.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
594 kits (lot .079=330; lot .080=162; lot .082=102).