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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 17, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description 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).
Recall Number Z-0021-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info all serial numbers
Product Distributed Qty 1281 units total (693 units in the US)
Reason For Recall 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.

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 Letter
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.