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Class 2 Device Recall ABBOTT ARCHITECT System Software

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  Class 2 Device Recall ABBOTT ARCHITECT System Software see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 11, 2009
Date Posting Updated April 09, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 25, 2011
Recall Number Z-1316-2010
Recall Event ID 53479
510(K)Number K983212  
Product Classification Analyzer, Chemistry (Photometric, Discrete), For Clinical Use - Product Code JJE
Product ARCHITECT System Software v5.00 and v5.10, List Number 5F48-22 and 5F48-23; Part Number 7-204717-01 and 7-204717-02 when used with PM Algorithm LLS Brd, part number 7-94255-01 and PM LLS kit, U10 Chip and Ejectors, part number 7-200788-01.

The Abbott ARCHITECT System is designed to perform automated: Chemistry tests utilizing photometry and potentiometric technology, and immunoassay tests utilizing CMIA detection technology.
Code Information List numbers 5F48-22 and 5F48-23, part numbers 7-204717-01 and 7-204717-02 when used with 7-94255-01 and 7-200788-01.
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories, Inc
1921 Hurd Drive
PO Box 152020
Irving TX 75038-4313
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
ARCHITECT System Software v5.00 and v5.10 are incompatible with ARCHITECT LLS Board. Software patch re-establishes correct parameters.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Technical Service Bulletins dated September 11, 2009 were issued to affected consignees. The correction was issued via the Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) to provide a software patch to re-establish the correct parameters on the LLS board. Direct questions to Abbott Laboratories, Inc. by calling 1-972-518-6000.
Quantity in Commerce 11 in the USA; 104 worldwide
Distribution Worldwide.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JJE and Original Applicant = ABBOTT LABORATORIES