Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall FlowCount Fluorospheres

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Beckman Coulter Inc.

¿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 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Differential Cell Counter - Product Code GKZ
  • Causa
    Sporadic absolute count recovery failures with assayed control cell products when using lot number 754801f of the flow-count fluorospheres. additionally, this lot has experienced secondary fluorescent populations containing more than 20% of the total population, as stated in the evidence of deterioration section of the package insert.
  • Acción
    A Product Corrective Action (PCA) letter was mailed on May 21, 2007, to all accounts that have ordered Flow-Count Fluorospheres, Part Number 7547053, Lot # 754801F. The letter advised that Beckman Coulter has confirmed absolute count recovery failures with assayed control cell products. Additionally, internal testing has indicated secondary fluorescent populations slightly above their indicated 20% of the total population as stated in the Evidence of Deterioration section of the Package Insert. The letter requests that users immediately discard any bottles of the product and call for a replacement. If no evidence of deterioration has been observed, the firm states that there should not be any negative impact to the results obtained. A response form is included and should be returned to the firm within 10 days. Questions regarding this recall can be addressed by contacting Beckman Coulter Customer Service at 1-800-526-7694.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number 7547053, Lot Number 754801F
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution --- including USA and country of Canada. ***CENTER COMMENTS -- The Center requests that the subject recall not be terminated until CDRH has determined that the firm has identified the root cause and performed an adequate CAPA to address the cause of the problem, i.e., quality control.***
  • Descripción del producto
    Beckman Coulter Flow-Count Fluorospheres - Part Number 7547053, Beckman Coulter, Inc., Fullerton, CA 92835
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc, 200 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92822-6208
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