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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 28, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 65832
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Beckman Coulter Inc.
City Brea
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-07-17
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA and the country of Canada.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Hemoccult ICT (Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Test) is a rapid, visually read, qualitative immunochemical chromatographic method for detection of human hemoglobin in fecal samples. Part Number 395067. All in-date lots (42 lots total). Lot Number: Manuf. Date: Exp. Date: M207143 27Jul2012 01/31/2014 M208454 21Sep2012 02/28/2014 M210079 19Oct2012 03/31/2014 M211100 30Nov2012 05/31/2014 M212122 20Dec2012 06/30/2014 M212203 17Jan2013 06/30/2014 M301418 22Feb2013 & 28Feb2013 07/31/2014 M202086 24Feb2012 07/31/2013 M203081 16Mar2012 07/31/2013 M203081A 23Mar2012 07/31/2013 M203262 06Apr2012 08/31/2013 M203098 13Apr2012 08/31/2013 M203098A 20Apr2012 08/31/2013 M203098B 25Apr2012 08/31/2013 M203080 27Apr2012 10/31/2013 M203080A 04May2012 10/31/2013 M203080B 11May2012 10/31/2013 M204276 18May2012 09/30/2013 M205199 12May2012 09/30/2013 M205288 22May2012 11/30/2013 M206021 06June2012 11/30/2013 M206166 18June2012 12/31/2013 M207072 05July2012 12/31/2013 M207143 27July2012 01/31/2014 M206259 26June2012 12/31/2013 M207332 30July2012 01/31/2014 M208345 22Aug2012 01/31/2014 M208272 24Aug2012 02/28/2014 M208454 06Sep2012 02/28/2014 M209135 19Sep2012 03/31/2014 M210079 04Oct2012 03/31/2014 M210169 27Oct2012 04/30/2014 M211100 10Nov2012 05/31/2014 M211078 01Dec2012 05/31/2014 M212122 12Dec2012 06/30/2014 M212203 03Jan2013 06/30/2014 M301324 16Jan2013 07/31/2014 M301418 11Feb2013 07/31/2014 M302410 27Feb2013 08/31/2014 M303157 15Mar2013 09/30/2014 M303223 26Mar2013 09/30/2014 M304130 09Apr2013 09/30/2014 Class II Beckman Coulter has received a customer complaint that suggests trending of positive results has increased from approximately 4% to 1 0%. As a result of our investigation, Beckman Coulter has confinned an increase in sensitivity at the borderline positive level. " This testing also demonstrated that the issue does not affect results reported as negative. 68,116 units Z-1997-2013