July 14, 2011
Micro Typing Systems, Inc.
Attention: Ms. Kristine Tkacs
c/o: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.
1001 US Highway 202
Raritan, NJ 08869
ORTHO ProVue ®, version 3.1 Patch 1 (V3.1.1)
Automated Blood Grouping and Antibody Test Systems
June 9, 2011
June 14, 2011
Dear Ms. Tkacs:
We have reviewed your Section 510(k) premarket notification of intent to market the device referenced above and have determined the device is substantially equivalent (for the indications for use stated in the enclosure) to legally marketed predicate devices marketed in interstate commerce prior to May 28, 1976, the enactment date of the Medical Device Amendments, or to devices that have been reclassified in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (Act) that do not require approval of a premarket approval application (PMA). You may, therefore, market the device, subject to the general controls provisions of the Act. The general controls provisions of the Act include requirements for annual registration, listing of devices, good manufacturing practice, labeling, and prohibitions against misbranding and adulteration.
If your device is classified (see above) into either Class II (Special Controls) or Class III (PMA), it may be subject to additional controls. Existing major regulations affecting your device can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Parts 800 to 898. In addition, FDA may publish further announcements concerning your device in the Federal Register.
Please be advised that FDA's issuance of a substantial equivalence determination does not mean that FDA has made a determination that your device complies with other requirements of the Act or any Federal statutes and regulations administered by other Federal agencies. You must comply with all the Act's requirements, including, but not limited to: registration and listing (21 CFR 807); labeling (21 CFR 801); medical device reporting (reporting of medical device-related adverse events) (21 CFR 803); good manufacturing practice requirements as set forth in the quality systems (QS) regulation (21 CFR 820); and if applicable, the electronic product radiation control provisions (Sections 531-542 of the Act); 21 CFR 1000-1050.
If you desire specific advice for your device on our labeling regulation (21 CFR 801), please go to: http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDRH/CDRHOffices/ucm115809.htm for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health's (CDRH's) Office of Compliance. Also, please note the regulation entitled, "Misbranding by reference to premarket notification" (21 CFR 807.97). For questions regarding the reporting of adverse events under the MDR regulation (21 CFR 803), please go to: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ReportaProblem/default.htm for the CDRH's Office of Surveillance and Biometrics/Division of Postmarket Surveillance.
You may obtain other general information on your responsibilities under the Act from the Division of Small Manufacturers, International and Consumer Assistance at its toll-free number (800) 638-2041 or (301) 796-7100 or at its Internet address: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ResourcesforYou/Industry/default.htm.
for Richard J. Davey, M.D.
Division of Blood Applications
Office of Blood Research and Review
Center for Biologics
Evaluation and Research
Indications for Use
510(k) Number: BK110029
Device Name: ORTHO ProVue® Analyzer, Version 3.1 Patch 1 (V3.1.1)
Indications For Use:
The ORTHO ProVue® Analyzer is a modular, microprocessor-controlled instrument designed to automate in vitro immunohematological testing of human blood utilizing the ID-MTS™ Gel Card technology. As a stand-alone instrument or interfaced to the customer's Laboratory Information System (LIS), the ORTHO ProVue® Analyzer automates test processing functions and the data management requirements using gel cards and digital image processing.