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Class 2 Device Recall CELLDYN Sapphire Hematology Analzyer

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  Class 2 Device Recall CELLDYN Sapphire Hematology Analzyer see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 11, 2008
Date Posted August 21, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 12, 2010
Recall Number Z-2139-2008
Recall Event ID 47801
510(K)Number K051215  
Product Classification Differential Cell Counter - Product Code GKZ
Product CELL-DYN Sapphire Hematology Analyzer, List number 08H00-01, LIS/ Middleware Interface Specification, Abbott Diagnostics Division, Santa Clara, CA

For in vitro diagnostic use in counting and characterizing blood cells.
Code Information Revision B.
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories
5440 Patrick Henry Dr
Santa Clara CA 95054-1113
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Table in LIS Specification depicting the association between Record ID and Numerical Result Label is incorrect. If a record ID is used to configure the system for mapping, results will come out nonsensical.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software change control
Action Recall initiated on April 11, 2008. A Product Correction letter and customer reply form were sent to all currently active CELL-DYN Sapphire Customers. The letter requests that users be certain that the transmission of test results receipt by the host interface is mapped according to the Numerical Result Label, when configuring their CELL-DYN Sapphire Hematology Analyzer for results transmission to a Clinical Laboratory Information System or Middleware. Affected product was distributed to a total of 4 distributors. However, notification was made to all 154 customers that received the CELL-DYNE Sapphire product. If the customer or the health care providers that they serve have any questions regarding this information, U.S. customers should call Customer Support at 1-877-4ABBOTT.
Quantity in Commerce 15 copies of the specification were sent worldwide
Distribution Nationwide Distribution.
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