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Class 2 Device Recall SYNCHRON CX7 Delta

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  Class 2 Device Recall SYNCHRON CX7 Delta see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 23, 2010
Date Posted October 27, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 28, 2012
Recall Number Z-0131-2012
Recall Event ID 59147
510(K)Number K950958  
Product Classification Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
Product SYNCHRON CX7 Delta Clinical System Part #: 468205

Product Usage: The Beckman SYNCHRON CX4 DELTA, CX7 DELTA, CX4CE, and CX7 systems are fully automated and computer controlled instruments designed for the in vitro diagnostic quantitation of biological fluid components and therapeutic drugs as well as the qualitative determination of drugs of abuse in urine
Code Information All non-PRO Software Versions
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92822-6232
For Additional Information Contact Clair K. O'Donovan, Ph.D.
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recall was initiated because Beckman Coulter has confirmed software limitations which affect only manually-loaded reagent cartridges on the CX4/5/7 CE, CX4/5/7 Delta and CX9 ALX Clinical Systems.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Beckman Coulter sent an "URGENT: PRODUCT CORRECTIVE ACTION" letter dated September 20, 2010 with an attached Fax Back Response Form (via US Postal Service for US Customers) to all customers who purchased the Synchron¿ CX4/5/7 CE, CX4/5/7 Delta and CX9 ALX Clinical Systems. The letter provides the customers wtih an explanation of the problem identified and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to share this information with laboratory staff and retain this notification as part of their laboratory Quality System documentation. If they forwarded the affected product listed above to another laboratory, they were asked to provide a copy of this letter to them. Questions regarding this Product Corrective Action letter, were directed to Customer Support Center (Call Center) on the Beckman Coulter website at http://www.beckmancoulter.com/customersupport/support or call (800) 854-3633 in the United States and Canada. Outside the United States and Canada, they were directed to their local Beckman Coulter Representative.
Quantity in Commerce 1070 systems total in US
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the country of Canada
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 = JJE and Original Applicant = BECKMAN INSTRUMENTS, INC.