Recall of ACCELERATOR Device Manager (ADM)

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
    Calculator/Data Processing Module for Clinical Use - Product Code JQP
  • Reason
    Sample/patient mis-identification: two issues identified related to the accelerator decision manager (adm), to include: 1) sample identification (sid) and/or patient identification (pid) numbers that contain more than 12 characters are truncated to the final 12 characters by the adm; 2) for sids using alpha characters that are case sensitive, sids with lower case characters are transmitted by the.
  • Action
    Firm notified consignees via Product Correction, Immediate Action Required letter(s) on 10/25/07. Consignees were notified of software issues and informed they would be contacted by an Abbott representative to schedule installation of software upgrade.


  • Model / Serial
    All Serial Numbers.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide:Distributed to hospitals/laboratories in IL, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA and WV.
  • Product Description
    Abbott, ACCELERATOR Device Manager (ADM); List Number: 08H74-01; Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL
  • Manufacturer


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