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Class 3 Device Recall Access 2 Immunoassay System

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Date Initiated by Firm November 06, 2017
Create Date January 03, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 04, 2019
Recall Number Z-0308-2018
Recall Event ID 78613
510(K)Number K922823  
Product Classification Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
Product Access 2 Immunoassay System, Catalog Number 81600N.

In vitro diagnostic device used for the quantitative, semi-quantitative, or qualitative determination of various analyte concentrations found in human body fluids.
Code Information Serial/Lot Numbers: 570005-570043, 570047-570049, 570051-570061, 570066-570071, 570073-570091, 570093-570123, 570125, 570126, 570128, 570131-570153, 570156-570203, 570205-570241, 570244-570248, 570250-570252 and 512684
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Potential for minor skin burn if the tool contacts the reagent storage interface board (B79917) when performing a pipettor alignment.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter, dated November 6, 2017, were sent to the affected customers via mail. The letter identifies the affected device, the reason for recall, impact, and actions to be taken. The firm states that customers may continue to operate their system normally. Customers are instructed to contact Technical Support if a device on the Access 2 instrument needs alignment. The alignment tool is only to be used by the Beckman Coulter service personnel and Beckman Coulter trained biomedical engineers. A Beckman Coulter service rep will contact customers to schedule a service visit. Customers are to share this information with their staff and retain a copy of the letter. Customers are to respond via one of the ways identified. Beckman Coulter should be contacted with any questions regarding the notice.
Quantity in Commerce 227 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- US, Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, 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 = JJE and Original Applicant = BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.