Recall Or Safety Alert for ABX Pentra 400 biochemistry analyzers (version 5.0.8 and lower) and Pentra C400 (version 1.1.2 and lower)

According to Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Via FOI), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Spain that was produced by HORIBA ABX SAS.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety Alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    The data from Spain is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, 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 Spain.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    Possibility of obtaining falsely augmented or diminished results in the last tank dispensed with ABX Pentra 400 and Pentra C400 analyzers, manufactured by HORIBA ABX SAS, France, when certain alarms appear.


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source