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Date Initiated by Firm July 19, 2013
Date Posting Updated September 18, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 27, 2014
Recall Number Z-2248-2013
Recall Event ID 65893
510(K)Number K091980  
Product Classification Instrument, coagulation, automated - Product Code GKP
Product ACL TOP 700 CTS; PN 0000280050

Bench top, fully automated, random access analyzer designed specifically for in vitro diagnostic clinical use in the hemostasis laboratory for coagulation and/or fibrinolysis testing in the assessment of thrombosis and/or hemostasis. The systems provide results for both direct hemostasis measurements and calculated parameters.
Code Information Start SN and Date: 09120101, Dec 2009; End SN and Date: 13070304, July 2013
Recalling Firm/
Instrumentation Laboratory Co.
180 Hartwell Road
Bedford MA 01730-2443
For Additional Information Contact Carol Marble
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Potential carryover issue that can can cause shortened APTT clotting times on the instrument.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Instrumentation Laboratory sent an Important Product Correction letter on July 19, 2013, to all affected customers. On July 23, 2013, the same communication was circulated by the IL International Group in Milan, Italy to the affected international distributors and dealers. The interim field notification was followed by the release of corrective Software V5.1.0 and Parameters P-16.3.00 (Phase II) on September 30,2013. Consignees were advised of a potential carryover issue and a workaround was provided. Consignees were asked to fax the Mandatory Response Tracking Form to 781-861-4207 or email to ra-usa.ilww.com For technical questions customers were instructed to contact the IL Technical Support Center at 1-800-678-0710, option 2. For product availability questions, customers were instructed to contact their IL Customer Service Representative at 1-800-955-9525, Option #2. For questions regarding this recall call 781-861-4467.
Quantity in Commerce 185
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Internationally to Canada, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dubai, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britian, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Luthuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Viet Nam.
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 = GKP and Original Applicant = INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY CO.