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Class 2 Device Recall AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

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 Class 2 Recall
AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer
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Date Posted April 24, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 16, 2014
Recall Number Z-1167-2013
Recall Event ID 64731
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K112412 
Product Classification Analyzer, Chemistry (Photometric, Discrete), For Clinical Use - Product Code JJE
Product AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer The Beckman Coulter AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer is an automated chemistry analyzer that measures analytes in samples, in combination with appropriate reagents, calibrators, quality control (QC) material and other accessories. This system is for in vitro diagnostic use only. Applications include colorimetric, turbidimetric, latex agglutination, homogeneous enzyme immunoassay, and in selective electrode.
Code Information All Instrument Serial Numbers with Software Versions 4.11 and Prior Model Numbers AU5811-01, AU5821-01, AU5831-01, AU5841-01, AU5811-02, AU5821-02, AU5831-02, AU5841-02, AU5811-03, AU5821-03, AU5831-03, AU5841-03, AU5811-04, AU5821-04, AU5831-04, AU5841-04, AU5811-06, AU5821-06, AU5831-06, AU5841-06 Part Numbers A94906, A94911, A94916, A91921 A94907, A94912, A94917, A94922 A94908, A94913, A94918, A94923 A94909, A94914, A91949, A94924 A94910, A94915, A94920, A94925 Model Numbers and Part Numbers listed above respecitively.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea, California 92821-6232
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter, Inc. initiated this recall because there is a software error that has the potential to cause the reporting of erroneous patient results because of misidentification by the AU5800 system.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Beckman Coulter sent an Urgent Product Correction letter during the week of March 18, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were informed of the software limitation and provides instructions to be taken (temporary workaround) until the software is upgraded and released. Customer contact information provided: "Call Center Hotline at 800 854-3633. New customers will receive a copy of the customer notification at the time of installation by the Field Service Personnel until revised software that corrects this issue is released.
Quantity in Commerce 490
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA, including Canada and Puerto Rico and the states of NJ, TX, CA, UT, KS, MA, NY, MI, GA, VA, IN, WI, IL, OH, NV, NC and PA. and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Japan, Germany, Brazil, China, Italy, Ireland, Israel, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, France, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

 
1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JJE and Original Applicant = BECKMAN COULTER, INC.
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