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Class 2 Device Recall ABL80 FLEX COOX analyzer

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  Class 2 Device Recall ABL80 FLEX COOX analyzer see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 06, 2010
Date Posting Updated November 05, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 05, 2012
Recall Number Z-0195-2013
Recall Event ID 63368
510(K)Number K080370  
Product Classification Electrode measurement, blood-gases (pco2, po2) and blood ph - Product Code CHL
Product ABL80 FLEX CO-OX analyzer, model #393-841 (all software versions prior to 1.35).

The ABL80 FLEX CO-OX is a portable, automated analyzer that measures pH, blood gases, electrolytes, glucose and oximetry in whole blood. The ABL80 FLEX CO-OX system is intended for use by trained technologists, nurses, physicians and therapists. It is intended for use in a laboratory environment, near patient or point of care setting
Code Information Serial Numbers: all ABL80 FLEX CO-OX analyzers with sofware versions 1.30, 1.31, 1.32, 1.33, and 1.34.
Recalling Firm/
Sendx Medical Inc
1945 Palomar Oaks Way
Carlsbad CA 92011-1300
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recall was initiated because SenDx Medical Inc. became aware of a software issue in the ABL80 FLEX CO-OX analyzer related to the reporting of the hemoglobin fractional parameters.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action SenDx Medical sent a recall letter to all their foreign customers on January 6, 2010, to informed them of the ABL80 FLEX CO-OX recall via the Radiometer Field Action Notification (FAN) system. The Field Action Notes informed the customers of the problem identified and the action to be taken. Customers were instructed to submit confirmation fax#1 to confirm that the customer letter has been distributed to all ABL80 CO-OX customers by January 31, 2010. Customers were instructed to submit confirmation fax #2 to confirm that all ABL80 CO-OX analyzers have been upgraded to version 1.35 by 6/30/10. In the U.S., the customer was provided with a software upgrade CD along with a letter advising them to the issues associated with the recall. Customers with questions were instructed to contact TechLine at (800) 736-0600 opt 2.
Quantity in Commerce 767 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-- US Distribution including the state of Ohio and the countries of Switzerland, Germany, France, Poland, Austria, Italy, Japan, Australia, Denmark, China, Sweden, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, Netherlands, and Czech Republic.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = CHL and Original Applicant = SENDX MEDICAL, INC.