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Class 2 Device Recall Abbott CELLDYN 3200 Hematology Analyzer CS/SL

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  Class 2 Device Recall Abbott CELLDYN 3200 Hematology Analyzer CS/SL see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 27, 2009
Date Posted March 17, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 21, 2011
Recall Number Z-1702-2011
Recall Event ID 51955
510(K)Number K972354  
Product Classification Counter, differential cell - Product Code GKZ
Product Abbott CELL-DYN 3200 Hematology Analyzer CS (Closed Sampler), CELL-DYN 3200 SL (Sample Loader). Manufactured by Abbott Diagnostics Division, Santa Clara, Ca

Medical Device, hematology analyzer for in vitro diagnostic use in clinical Laboratories.
Code Information 3200CS list numbers: 04H59-01, 04H59-03; 3200SL, list numbers: 04H60-01, 04H60-03. All serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories
5440 Patrick Henry Dr
Santa Clara CA 95054-1113
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
FIRE HAZARD-- Some power supply modules may have incorrect fuses installed, which may result in fires and smoking.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Component design/selection
Action Abbott Laboratories sent Product Correction letters, dated March 22, 2010, to its customers. The letter listed the additional products that are now included in the recall and gave an explanation of the reason for recall. The letter also discussed the safety impact and provided a list of necessary actions for customers. Customers are to check that the ampere rating of the fuse matches the voltage of operation that is currently being utilized with their CELL-DYN 3000 Analyzer. If the fuse is correct, then the steps provided should be followed. If the fuse is incorrect, then customers are to replace the fuse with the correct fuse and follow the instructions provided. Customers are to contact their local Customer Support Representative in the event that they do not have their replacement fuse that was provided with the Accessory Kit. Customers can refer to the Product Information Letter dated April 20, 2010 for additional labeling to assist with the correct fuse replacement. The Customer Reply form should be completed and the letter should be kept with the Operator's Manual. Questions should be directed to Customer Support at 1-877-4ABBOTT. The firm, Abbott Laboratories, sent a "Product Correction" letter dated March 27, 2009 to its customers. The letter included a Customer Reply form and CELL-DYN accessory kits to inform new customers of the necessity of replacing fuses correctly. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to check that the ampere rating of the fuse matches the voltage of operation that is currently being utilized with their CELL-DYN 3700 System and follow the instructions provided, and complete and return the Customer Reply form via fax to 1-800-777-0051 or e-mail QAGCO@abbott.com, even if they no longer have the instrument. The firm intends to service items in the field. In April 2010, additional labeling was sent to customers providing additional information when replacing fuses.
Quantity in Commerce 2219 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including states of: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, and WY; and countries of Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
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