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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 1, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64731
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Beckman Coulter Inc.
City Brea
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-20
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA, including Canada and Puerto Rico and the states of NJ, TX, CA, UT, KS, MA, NY, MI, GA, VA, IN, WI, IL, OH, NV, NC and PA. and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Japan, Germany, Brazil, China, Italy, Ireland, Israel, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, France, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer The Beckman Coulter AU5800 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer is an automated chemistry analyzer that measures analytes in samples, in combination with appropriate reagents, calibrators, quality control (QC) material and other accessories. This system is for in vitro diagnostic use only. Applications include colorimetric, turbidimetric, latex agglutination, homogeneous enzyme immunoassay, and in selective electrode. All Instrument Serial Numbers with Software Versions 4.11 and Prior Model Numbers AU5811-01, AU5821-01, AU5831-01, AU5841-01, AU5811-02, AU5821-02, AU5831-02, AU5841-02, AU5811-03, AU5821-03, AU5831-03, AU5841-03, AU5811-04, AU5821-04, AU5831-04, AU5841-04, AU5811-06, AU5821-06, AU5831-06, AU5841-06 Part Numbers A94906, A94911, A94916, A91921 A94907, A94912, A94917, A94922 A94908, A94913, A94918, A94923 A94909, A94914, A91949, A94924 A94910, A94915, A94920, A94925 Model Numbers and Part Numbers listed above respecitively. Class II Beckman Coulter, Inc. initiated this recall because there is a software error that has the potential to cause the reporting of erroneous patient results because of misidentification by the AU5800 system. 490 Z-1167-2013