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  Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 08, 2002
Date Posted July 20, 2004
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 26, 2003
Recall Number Z-0172-04
Recall Event ID 27180
510(K)Number K983212  
Product Classification Analyzer, Chemistry (Photometric, Discrete), For Clinical Use - Product Code JJE
Product ARCHITECT Processing Module, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, Irving, Texas
Code Information All Serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories, Inc
1921 Hurd Drive
PO Box 152020
Irving TX 75015-2020
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
If the interlock cable connected to the door lid sensor is disconnected or fails, the lid is detected as closed even though it may be open.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Firm sent technical service bulletins with corrective instructions to consignees with all existing ARCHITECT i 2000 processing modules in February 2003.
Quantity in Commerce 1,167 units worldwide
Distribution States of Virginia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, ILlinois, Michigan, California, New Hampshire, Ohio, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Georgia, Minnesota, Colorado, Arizona, Missouri, Louisiana, Oregon, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Washington, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, and the following foreign countries: Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, England, Colombia, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Czech Republic, France, Israel, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Venezuela, India, Malaysia, and Thailand.
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 = ABBOTT LABORATORIES