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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 2, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 61212
Product Type Devices
Status Terminated
Recalling Firm Beckman Coulter Inc.
City Brea
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2011-07-27
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Viet Nam, and Zambia.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Access Immunoassay Systems Total T4 Calibrators, Part Number: 33805. The Access Total T4 Calibrators are intended to calibrate the Access Total T4 assay for the quantitative determination of total thyroxine (T4) levels in human serum and plasma using the Access Immunoassay Systems. Total T4 assay results are used for diagnosis and confirmation of thyroid disorders such as hyper- and hypothyroidism. 019818, 021654, 024072 Class II A recall communication was initiated because Beckman has identified that Access Total T4 calibrator lots 019818, 021654, and 024072 do not meet their 12 month expiration date claim. 6,634 units total (2,742 units in US) Z-0613-2013