Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 Plastic Rotors: Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #45, February 2010

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 plastic rotors, used in combination with the Mikro 12-24, Mikro 20, Haematokrit 20 and Haematokrit 24 bench top plastic centrifuges. The recall was initiated because the plastic centrifuge rotor may crack, break apart and be forcefully ejected through the plastic centrifuge housing at a high rate of speed. This may result in serious personal injury and damage to the surrounding area.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 Plastic Rotors: Recall. January 28, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm199202.htm


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