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Class 2 Device Recall CELLDYN Emerald

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  Class 2 Device Recall CELLDYN Emerald see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 20, 2019
Create Date March 29, 2019
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 13, 2021
Recall Number Z-1074-2019
Recall Event ID 82240
510(K)Number K081495  
Product Classification Counter, differential cell - Product Code GKZ
Product CELL-DYN Emerald analyzer, REF 09H39-01.

The CELL-DYN Emerald is an automated hematology analyzer intended for in-vitro diagnostic use in the clinical laboratory.
Code Information All serial numbers below 7765.
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories
4551 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara CA 95054-1208
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Albert A. Chianello
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
There is a potential for the device to generate Quality Control (QC) low or out-of-range low for parameters RBC and PLT.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action The recalling firm, Abbott, issued "Product Correction Urgent  Immediate Action Required" letters dated 2/21/2019 via FedEx priority overnight express mail on 2/21/2019 to its customers. The letter described the issue, patient impact, and necessary actions. The customers were instructed to follow the necessary actions and complete and return the Customer Reply form via fax, prior to March 7, 2019 via FAX #: 18007770051 or email QAGCO@abbott.com. Even if you no longer have the instrument(s). If you or any of the health care providers you serve have any questions regarding this information, U.S. Customers please contact Customer Service at 18774ABBOTT (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Customers outside the U.S., please contact your local area Customer Service.
Quantity in Commerce 6,353 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico, and countries of: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gaza & Jericho, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Maarten, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Turks & Caicos, UAE, Uganda, UK, Uruguay, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
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 = GKZ and Original Applicant = ABBOTT LABORATORIES