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Class 2 Device Recall AU2700 and AU5400 Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

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  Class 2 Device Recall AU2700 and AU5400 Clinical Chemistry Analyzers see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 26, 2013
Date Posted May 29, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 04, 2014
Recall Number Z-1430-2013
Recall Event ID 65118
510(K)Number K003721  K011720  
Product Classification Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
Product AU2700 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer
AU5400 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

Perform automated analysis of serum, urine, and other body fluids, including whole blood.
Code Information All Serial Numbers  Model Numbers: AU2700, AU27000ISE, AU5421, AU5421ISE, AU5431.  Part Numbers: E0750053 N3663400  N3663700  N3664000  N3664200  N3664400  N3664600  N3664800  N3878500  1465600  64270G  E61DAU2700 N3663500  N3663600  N3663800  N3663900  N3664100  N3664300  N3664500  N3664700  N3664900  N3878600  O9102700 N3665000  N3665100  N3665200  N3665300  N3665400  N3878300  64542  A94504  N1683100  AU5431-U1  N3665500  N3665600  N3665700  N3665800  N3665900  N3878400  
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter is recalling AU2700/AU2700 Plus & AU5400 Clinical Chemistry Analyzers becuase it was determined that the tubing/joint connections associated with these MODs may leak concentrated detergent. Beckman Coulter has received complaints that the joint connecting the tubing appears to disintegrate over time, causing a leak.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Component design/selection
Action Beckman Coulter sent an Urgent Product Correction letter on April 26, 2013 along with a response form. The letter notified customers of the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. Contact the Call Center at 800-854-3633 for questions regarding this notice.
Quantity in Commerce 108 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA Nationwide and countries of: AU, CA, DE, ES, GB, IT, PT, and JP.
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 = OLYMPUS AMERICA, INC.