Recall of AEROSET

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
    Analyzer, Chemistry (Photometric, Discrete), For Clinical Use - Product Code JJE
  • Reason
    Design of high concentration waste line causes formation of a precipitate in the waste line causing overflow of waste.
  • Action
    The firm sent Technical Service Bulletins dated August 15, 2002 to consignees. Field Representatives are correcting the device in the field. A customer letter was released on August 20, 2002 to provide customers actions to take to prevent the occurrance.


  • Model / Serial
    All AEROSET devices distributed prior to 08/15/2002.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and to the following foreign countries: Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and China
  • Product Description
    AEROSET Analyzer
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories, Inc, 1921 Hurd Drive, PO Box 2020, Irving TX 75038
  • Source