Recall of ACCELERATOR APS System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Abbott Laboratories, 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
    Data processing module for clinical use - Product Code JQP
  • Reason
    Sample problems; five issues identified related to software utilized by the accelerator aps system input/output module, to include: under three specific conditions, the post-aspiration radio-frequency identification (rf id) read of the tube carrier is not performed and the aps work cell may not appropriately generate sample presentation/sample queue errors with aps software version 1.1.1 or earlie.
  • Action
    Firm notified consignee via letter on 11/10/07. Consignee notified of software issues and informed they would be contacted by an Abbott representative to schedule installation of software upgrade.



  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories, Inc, 1921 Hurd Drive, PO Box 152020, Irving TX 75038
  • Source