Recall of iQ200 Series Urine Microscopy Analysers

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Beckman Coulter Australia Pty Ltd.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class I
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Beckman coulter has determined that there is a potential for under-reporting casts. this can occur if per high-power field (/hpf) units of measurement for casts are selected in the iq200 software, but the abnormal threshold and/or grading format is set up based on reporting “per low-power field (/lpf)” or “per microliter (/µl). this may occur during initial method validation or if settings are altered after the initial validation.
  • Action
    Beckman Coulter is advising they will contact users to schedule a site visit to verify the reporting units of measurement for casts for their laboratory within 90 days of this recall initiation.