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Class 2 Device Recall PerkinElmer 20ul Clear RoboRack Tip, Pipette

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  Class 2 Device Recall PerkinElmer 20ul Clear RoboRack Tip, Pipette see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 13, 2016
Create Date December 16, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 13, 2018
Recall Number Z-0780-2017
Recall Event ID 75588
Product Classification Station, pipetting and diluting, for clinical use - Product Code JQW
Product PerkinElmer 20ul Clear RoboRack Tip, Pipette (Qty 960)
Item Number: 6000677.
Product Codes:
AJS4001, AJM4001, AJI4001, AJL4001, AJS8001, AJM8001, AJI8001, AJL8001, AJM4G01, AJI4G01, AJL4G01, AJM8G01, AJI8G01, AJL8G01, AJM4M01, AJI4M01, AJL4M01, AJM8M01, AJI8M01, AJL8M01
Code Information Lot Codes: 16091338, 16150558, 16091337, 16150559, 16160100, 16160099
Recalling Firm/
PerkinElmer, Inc
68 Elm St
Hopkinton MA 01748-1602
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Defective tips have the potential to pipette/dispense volumes 50-100% lower than is specified for the tips.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action PerkinElmer initiated the recall on Sept 1. 2016 by letter dated . Customers were told of the defect, potential for inaccurate measurements, and requested to inspect for the lots stop using and destroy. Replacement product to be provided. Accounts asked to compelte Response form. Questions call your PerkinElmer representative.
Quantity in Commerce 33312
Distribution IA, MD, NY, WA Foreign: France, Germany, The Netherlands, Hungary, Singapore
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.