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Class 2 Device Recall Aquios CL Flow Cytometer

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  Class 2 Device Recall Aquios CL Flow Cytometer see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 06, 2016
Date Posted September 28, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 07, 2017
Recall Number Z-2900-2016
Recall Event ID 75111
510(K)Number K141932  
Product Classification Flow cytometric reagents and accessories. - Product Code OYE
Product AQUIOS CL Flow Cytometer, Catalog No. B30166; Intended for use with in vitro diagnostic flow cytometry applications using up to four florescent detection channels.
Code Information AY20032 AZ19046 AZ12030 AY51072 AZ19047 AZ15044 AY47071 AZ15038 AY47063 AZ12033 AZ19052 AY51075 AY03004 AZ12027 AY25038 
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Beckman Coulter is recalling the AQUIOS CL System because the use of the reagent carousel can lead to misalignment of the carousel and damage to the prep probe.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software Design Change
Action An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated 9/6/16 was sent to customers to inform them that the use of Positions 9 and 10 of the reagent carousel can lead to misalignment of the carousel and damage to the prep probe. The letter informs the customers of the impact of the recall, action to be taken, and the resolution by Beckman Coulter. Customers are instructed to complete and return the enclosed Response Form within 10 days. Customers with any questions regarding this notice, are instructed to contact Customer Support Center: http://www.beckmancoulter.com/customersupport/support; call 1-800-369-0333 in the US and Canada; outside the US and Canada, contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative.
Quantity in Commerce 148 units total (12 units in US)
Distribution US: IL, PA, NY, GA, WA, FL, SC. Affected geographies: Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Nambia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uganda, United Kingdom and Zambia
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 = OYE and Original Applicant = BECKMAN COULTER, INC.