Recall of Access Immunoassay Systems

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States 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 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
    Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
  • Reason
    This recall was initiated because of software issue was identified in system software 4.2 and 4.2.1, which may result in the incorrect handling of a wash arm dispense plate motion failure. instead of generating a red warning event and stopping sample processing, the system will post a yellow caution event and continue to operate with the dispense plate in an elevated position until the instrument.
  • Action
    Beckman Coulter issued an "Urgent: Product Corrective Action" letter dated October 28, 2009. Customers were notified of the affected product and how the issue will be resolved. For further information, contact Beckman Coulter Inc. Technical Support at 1-800-854-3633.


  • Model / Serial
    DxI software versions: 4.2 and 4.2.1. For labeling see UniCel DxI Operator's Guide. Part Number: 387262G
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States and Canada.
  • Product Description
    UniCel DxI 800 and 600 Access Immunoassay Systems, UniCel DxC 880i, 860i, 660i, and 680i SYNCHRON Access Clinical Systems with Dxl System Software versions 4.2 or 4.2.1. || In vitro diagnostic device used for the quantitative, semi-quantitive or qualitative determination of various analyte concentrations found in human body fluids.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 200 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6208
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source