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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 17, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63158
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Beckman Coulter Inc.
City Brea
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-04-03
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the counties of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of Kuwait, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian, Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and United Kingdom.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Unicel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System, Part Number 629029. The UniCel DxH 800 Analyzer is a quantitative, automated hematology analyzer for in vitro diagnostic use in screening patient populations found in clinical laboratories. The UniCel DxH 800 Analyzer provides a: " Complete Blood Count (CBC), Leukocyte 5 Part Differential (Diff), Reticulocyte (Retic) and Nucleated Red Blood Cell (NRBC) on whole blood. " Total Nucleated Count (TNC) and Red Cell Count (RBC) on Body Fluids (cerebrospinal, serous and synovial) (BF). all serial numbers Class II Beckman Coulter is recalling the UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System because the NRBC, Differential or Reticulocyte mix chamber drain ports may become plugged by rubber pieces from specimen tube caps, and result in biohazard or chemical exposure and/or the potential for generating incorrect results. 1281 units total (693 units in the US) Z-0021-2013