Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AU480 Clinical Chemistry Analyser - software version 1.81(Systems configured with Closed Channels ONLY)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Beckman Coulter Australia Pty Ltd.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    A software defect has been identified on newly installed au480 systems with software version 1.81. the defect may generate incorrect test results for 2 step method assays on au480 systems configured with closed channels. the software defect occurs when edit and then confirm are pressed on the specific test parameters screen of closed channels. the result is that the measuring point-2 settings will be deleted. the measuring point 2 settings are used for sample blank adjustments for 2 step methods.For samples which may have lih (lipemia, icterus, hemolysis) or other interferant, there is a potential for false high results to be calculated for 2 step method assays on closed channels.
  • Acción
    A Beckman Coulter FSE will visit each laboratory and change the closed channels to open channels. A set of action steps and associated instructions is also provided in the Customer Letter which Laboratories can use to determine if they have been affected. This action has been closed-out on 22/08/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    AU480 Clinical Chemistry Analyser - software version 1.81(Systems configured with Closed Channels ONLY) Part Numbers: B12183, B11810; B71362ARTG Number: 236636
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