Recall of Beckman Coulter Access hLH Calibrators

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Beckman Coulter Inc.

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 Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, 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 New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: Beckman Coulter NZ Ltd, Suite 2, Level 4, 30 St Benedicts Street, Newton, AUCKLAND
  • Reason
    The access hlh calibrator lots listed do not meet the stated expiration date claim. as a result, the quality control and patient sample results generated while using these calibrator lot numbers might be falsely elevated by as much as 13%. this can occur up to four months prior to the expiration date listed on the calibrator vial.
  • Action
    Product to be destroyed


  • Model / Serial
    Model: Part Number - 33515, Affected: Lots - 220438, 122157, 118299, 113698, 109784, 022519, 014099, 011895, 008546 and 916872
  • Manufacturer