Recall of UniCel DxH 800 and UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis Systems. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)

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
    An internal investigation indicates that specific lots of check valves used in several locations within the dxh 800 and dxh 600 systems may fail. a failure may result in an air or liquid leak at the vcs waste chamber or probe waste chamber.
  • Action
    End users are advised that if they experience a "Vent/overflow chamber detected overflow" error message, the three samples prior to the error message must be reviewed. Physical contact with leaks should be avoided by continuing to use protective equipment. A service representative will contact each customer to schedule an on-site visit for check valve inspection of any affected valves.


  • Model / Serial
    UniCel DxH 800 and UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis Systems. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)UniCel DxH 800 Coulter Cellular Analysis SystemProduct Number: 629029UniCel DxH 600 Coulter Cellular Analysis SystemProduct Number: B23858
  • Product Classification
  • Manufacturer