Recall of 50 mL sterile plastic centerfuge tubes.

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stockwell Scientific 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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Tubes, Vials, Systems, Serum Separators, Blood Collection - Product Code JKA
  • Reason
    Tubes are brittle and break during centerfuging specimens.
  • Action
    Firm sent a recall letter to all customers 12/30/2003 requesting return of existing stock and subrecall of subdistributed product.


  • Model / Serial
    Codes 3250, 3250P, 3252, 3252P and the lot numbers: 69766 through 87512 which were manufactured from 02/03/03 - 09/22/2003  Also:  3250-DES1, 3250P-DES1, 3252-DES1, 3252P-DES1  3250P-MIS1, 3252P-MIS1  3250P-USA1, 3252P-USA1
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and Canada
  • Product Description
    50 mL sterile plastic centerfuge tubes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stockwell Scientific Inc, 7325 E Evans Rd, Scottsdale AZ 85260-3101
  • Source