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Class 2 Device Recall UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System

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  Class 2 Device Recall UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 08, 2013
Date Posted June 20, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 25, 2014
Recall Number Z-1828-2014
Recall Event ID 67058
510(K)Number K081930  K120771  
Product Classification Counter, differential cell - Product Code GKZ
Product UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis System, Part No. 629029, B24465,
and B24802.

Used for in vitro diagnostic use in screening patient populations found in clinical laboratories.
Code Information All serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
For Additional Information Contact Dung Nguyen
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter is recalling the UniCel DxH800 and UniCel DxH600 Coulter Analysis Systems because the optical degradation may potentially cause a delay in reporting results for nucleated red blood cells (nRBC), automated white blood cell differential and the reticulocyte.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action An Urgent Product Correction letter, dated 11/08/2013, was sent to all the customers who purchased the UniCel DxH 800 and UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis Systems. The letter informs the customers of the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to complete and return the enclosed Response Form within 10 days. Customers with questions are instructed to contact Beckman Coulter's Customer Support Center via website, http://www.beckmancoulter.com/customersupport/support, via phone at (800) 526-7694 in US and Canada. For outside of the US and Canada, customers are instructed to contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative. Beckman Coulter sent an update on 2/14/14, to inform customers that the recall was expanded to include specific lots of DxH Cleaner.
Quantity in Commerce 2,874 units total (1696 units in US)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- US, Canada, Australia, China, Belgium, Brunei Darssalam, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Panama, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
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 = GKZ and Original Applicant = BECKMAN COULTER, INC.