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Class 2 Device Recall SPINALSCOPICS

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 Class 2 Device Recall SPINALSCOPICS see related information
Date Posted January 17, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated on February 18, 2009
Recall Number Z-0515-2009
Recall Event ID 48190
510(K)Number K970862 
Product Classification Multi-analyte controls, all kinds (assayed) - Product Code JJY
Product Quantimetrix SpinalScopics Spinal Fluid Cell Count Control.

Spinalscopics is a plastic bottle liquid spinal fluid cell count control. This product is intended for monitoring cell counts in patient cerebrospinal fluid samples performed manually using a hemocytometer.

Code Information Lot Numbers: 46130, 46131, 46132, 46140, 46141, 46142, 46150, 46151, 46152, 46160, 46161, 46162, 46170, 46171 and 46172.
Recalling Firm/
Quantimetrix Corporation
2005 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Redondo Beach CA 90278-1205
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
This recall was initiated due to efficacy concerns with the stabilized erythrocytes, leukocytes and lymphocytes contained in this product group.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Employee error
Action The recall communication was initiated when customer both direct and distributors who have purchased the lots were mailed a recall notification letter dated June 8, 2008 with instructions which was sent via first class mail. Customers were requested to assist in the voluntary recall of the listed product and if any of the affected lots have been consumed please review their records to ensure that the obtained values conform to the stated specifications found in the lot specific product insert.
Quantity in Commerce 24,937 sets for all products.
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including states of AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NH, NM, NY, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA and WY.
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 = JJY and Original Applicant = QUANTIMETRIX CORP.