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Class 2 Device Recall Ultrasonic Transducer Kits

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  Class 2 Device Recall Ultrasonic Transducer Kits see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 14, 2014
Date Posted June 09, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 25, 2014
Recall Number Z-1737-2014
Recall Event ID 68309
510(K)Number K042291  
Product Classification Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
Product Ultrasonic Transducer Kits
For use with the Access Family of Immunoassay Systems*.

*The Access Family of Immunoassay Systems includes the Access 2, UniCel DxI 800 and UniCel DxI 600,
UniCel DxC 600i, and the UniCel DxC 880i, UniCel DxC 860i, UniCel DxC 680i, and UniCel DxC 660i

Code Information Access 2 Immunoassay Systems, Catalog Number: 81600N. UniCel DxI 600 Access Immunoassay Systems, Catalog Numbers: A30260 and A71460. UniCel DxI 800 Access Immunoassay Systems, Catalog Numbers: 973100 and A71456. UniCel DxC 600i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems, Catalog Number: A25640.  Catalog numbers for these systems are included in the respective DxI 600 and DxI 800 model numbers: UniCel DxC  660i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems, UniCel DxC 680i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems, UniCel DxC 860i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems, UniCel DxC 880i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems.
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter is initiating a field action because some Ultrasonic Transducer Kits were potentially assembled with incorrect mounting screws.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Mixed-up of materials/components
Action Beckman Coulter sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated May 8, 2014 via first class mail. The letter identified the reason for recall, product information, issue, impact, action, resolution, contact information, and customer response form. Customers are advised to review historical quality control (QC) data and System Check results, and determine whether a review of patient test results is warranted. For questions regarding this letter, please contact our Customer Support Center: From our website: http://www.beckmancoulter.com/customersupport/support, By phone: call 1-800-854-3633 in the United States and Canada, and Outside the United States and Canada, contact your local Beckman Coulter representative
Quantity in Commerce 82 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution and USA Nationwide - and the countries of Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan,and Turkey.
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 COULTER, INC.