Medical Devices

Roche Diagnostics GmbH – OMNI Micro referent electrode


The Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (HALMED) has received from the medical device manufacturer Roche Diagnostics GmbH an information about the omission in the instructions for use. Namely, the maximal life cycle of 52 weeks of reference electrodes on diagnostic systems Roche OMNI C, Roche OMNI S, cobas b 221, b121 and b121.

The manufacturer has advise users to replace the referent electrode if it is older than 52 weeks and will provide a new version of software support including a reminder for electrode replacement. The complemented version of the instructions for use will be delivered to users.

The safety information is available here and here.