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Class 2 Device Recall Coulter LH 780 Hematology Analyzer

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 Class 2 Recall
Coulter LH 780 Hematology Analyzer
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Date Posted December 10, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0471-2014
Recall Event ID 66826
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K061616 
Product Classification Counter, Differential Cell - Product Code GKZ
Product Coulter LH 780 Hematology Analyzer, Part No. 723585, A90728 Product Usage: Coulter LH 780 Hematology Analyzer is a is a quantitative, automated hematology analyzer and leukocyte differential counter For In Vitro Diagnostic Use in clinical laboratories. The Coulter® LH 780 Hematology Analyzer also provides automated Reticulocyte analysis and enumeration of nucleated red blood cells (NRBCs) as well as an automated method for enumeration of RBCs and WBCs in body fluids.
Code Information n/a
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea, California 92821-6232
For Additional Information Contact Dung Nguyen
714-961-4941
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter is recalling the LH 750 and LH 780 Hematology Systems because the optical degradation may potentially cause a delay in reporting results for nucleated red blood cells (nRBC), white blood cell differential and/or reticulocytes.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
OTHER/UNDETERMINED: Under Investigation by the firm
Action Beckman Coulter sent an customer notification letter dated 11/8/13 to all customers who purchased the LH 750 and LH 780 Hematology Systems. The letter informs the customers of the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to complete and return the enclosed response form within 10 days. Customers with questions are instructed to contact Beckman Coulter's Customer Support Center at http://www.beckmancoulter.com/customer/support or call (800) 526-7694 in the US and Canada. Outside the US and Canada, customers are instructed to contact Beckman Coulter Representative. On 2/17/14, Beckman Coulter expanded the recall to inform Coulter LH 750 and Coulter LH 780 Hematology Analyzer customers of the issue related to LH Cleaner and Coulter Clenz.
Quantity in Commerce 1961 units total (610 units in US)
Distribution Worldwide Distribtion - USA Nationwide including the countries of Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Republic of, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lithuania, Macao, Malaysia, Mayotte, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S., and Zimbabwe.
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 = GKZ and Original Applicant = BECKMAN COULTER, INC.
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