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 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
    Audible alarm occurs before aspiration potentially resulting in operator injury or results assigned to wrong patient for stat samples.
  • Action
    The firm issued a letter on 09/30/2003 notifying customers of the Device Correction and provided instructions to disable the audible alert. Abbott Diagnostics will correct this issue in the next revision of the AEROSET System Software.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog 2-95068-01 AEROSET System Software 1.02ER000 and Catalog 2-95175-01 AEROSET System Software 1.02ER000 Upgrade Kit
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and to the following foreign countries: Norway, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Canada, New Zealand, and China
  • Product Description
    AEROSET System Software version 1.02ER000
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories, Inc, 1921 Hurd Drive, PO Box 152020, Irving TX 75015-2020
  • Source