Recall of CELLDYN 3200

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Abbott Laboratories.

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
    Differential Cell Counter - Product Code GKZ
  • Reason
    Epoxy holding the two parts of the waste reservoir together fails, potentially resulting in biohazardous fluid leaks.
  • Action
    Product Recall letters were sent on 04/16/2010. The letters identified the affected product, explained the reason for recall, the patient impact/user safety, stated the necessary actions, and contact information. Users are to discontinue use until the Waste Chamber(s) have been replaced and follow the instructions in the Hazards section. In addition, appropriate protective equipment needs to be worn along with following their recommended laboratory procedures dealing with spills. Users are to contact their local Abbott Customer Support rep. US customers should be direct their questions to Customer Support.


  • Model / Serial
    Reservoir Date Codes Dec 17 2009 to March 17, 2010. Part Number/Serial numbers-- CS: 04H59-01/30664AH, 4H59-03/30276AH96, 30671AH96, 30673AH96. SL: 04H60-01, 62794AF-62799AF, 62144AF, 62772AF, 62073AF, 61628AF, 61376AF
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- CA, CT, ID, IN, and MA; and, countries of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and Uruguay.
  • Product Description
    CELL-DYN 3200 CS and SL, Hematology Analyzer manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, Santa Clara, CA. Waste Reservoir Assembly Part number 8921174802.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories, 5440 Patrick Henry Dr, Santa Clara CA 95054-1113
  • Source