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Class 2 Device Recall Access Thyroglobulin Antibody II

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  Class 2 Device Recall Access Thyroglobulin Antibody II see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 30, 2019
Date Posted June 02, 2020
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 28, 2021
Recall Number Z-2242-2020
Recall Event ID 84862
510(K)Number K112933  
Product Classification Immunochemical, thyroglobulin autoantibody - Product Code JNL
Product Beckman Coulter ACCESS Immunoassay Systems, Access Thyroglobulin Antibody II, REF A32898 (UDI: 15099590202910) for use with the Access Family of Immunoassay Systems including:
Access 2, UniCel DxI 600, UniCel DxI 800, UniCel DxC 600i, UniCel DxC 660i, UniCel DxC 680i, UniCel DxC 860i, and UniCel DxC 880i systems.
Code Information Catalog Number: A32898; all lots.
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
For Additional Information Contact David Davis
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recalling firm characterized the potential interference effects of biotin (up to 1,200 ng/mL) on all biotin-mediated Access assays. The following six assays: Free T3-REF A13422, Total T3-REF 33830, Free T4-REF 33880, GI Mon-387687, Tg-REF 33860, and TgAbII-REF A32898 displayed significant interference (defined as a result bias greater than +/-10%) at 1,200 ng/mL of biotin.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action On 04/30/2019, an Urgent Medical Device Letter was sent via mail to affected consignees. Customers were instructed to access the updated Instructions for Use (IFU) Limitations and Interferences sections for the six affected Access immunoassays on the firm's website. Additionally they ask customers to do the following: 1) Share the information with laboratory staff and retain the notification as part of their laboratory Quality System documentation. If any of the affected product(s) have been forwarded to another laboratory, they are to provide them with a copy of the Urgent Medical Device Recall letter. 2) Respond within 10 days either electronically (if received communication via email) or manually (complete and return an enclosed Response Form). If there are any questions regarding the notice, contact the Customer Support Center: website: http://www.beckmancoulter.com By phone: call 1-800-854-3633 in the United States and Canada. Outside the United States and Canada, contact the local firm representative.
Quantity in Commerce 123,324 units
Distribution US Distribution: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusett, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina,South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. US Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and Puerto Rico. OUS Distribution: Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mayotte, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antillean, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
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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 = JNL and Original Applicant = BECKMAN COULTER, INC.