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Class 2 Device Recall AQUIOS CL Flow Cytometer System, Catalog B30166

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Date Initiated by Firm January 29, 2018
Create Date April 10, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 27, 2019
Recall Number Z-1341-2018
Recall Event ID 79381
510(K)Number K141932  
Product Classification Flow cytometric reagents and accessories. - Product Code OYE
Product AQUIOS CL Flow Cytometer System, Catalog #B30166. The AQUIOS CL Flow Cytometer system is an automated analyzer that use a no-wash sample preparation process.The firm name on the label is Beckman Coulter Ireland, Inc., Co. Clare, Ireland.
Code Information All software versions.
Recalling Firm/
Beckman Coulter Inc.
250 S Kraemer Blvd
Brea CA 92821-6232
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The device may process the same sample with two different sample IDs and sample information while using the single tube loader, which has the potential for erroneous results due to the mis-identification.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action The recalling firm issued letters dated 1/25/2018 via email on 1/31/2018 or to some customers via regular mail during the week of 1/29/2018.
Quantity in Commerce 288 devices
Distribution Distribution was made nationwide in the U.S. and in Puerto Rico. There was also government distribution, but no military distribution. Foreign distribution was made to Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, 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.