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Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT

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  Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 14, 2001
Date Posted January 26, 2005
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 02, 2005
Recall Number Z-0435-05
Recall Event ID 30764
510(K)Number K984108  
Product Classification unknown device name - Product Code LID
Product B12 Reagent (6C09-20 and 6C09-25) for use with the ARCHITECT i2000 and i2000SR Analyzers, List numbers 8C89-01 and 3M74-01. The reagent is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL. The ARCHITECT instrument is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, Irving Texas
Code Information All lots manufactured.
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories, Inc
1921 Hurd Drive
PO Box 152020
Irving TX 75038
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Falsely elevated B-hCG results can occur when running B12 and B-hCG assays on the same analyzer due to carryover. B-12 results are not impacted.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm initiated the recall via letter on December 14 and 16, 2004 directing consignees to perform the two tests on different machines or to contact the customer service representative in the event the consignee only has one machine.
Quantity in Commerce 6860 units
Distribution The B12 reagent was only distributed to foreign countries including Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Dingapore, Australia, and New Zealand

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 = LID and Original Applicant = ABBOTT LABORATORIES