Recall of CELLDYN Sapphire and CELLDYN 4000

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
    Diluent/Sheath Systems - Product Code GIF
  • Reason
    High platelet background count when using the cell-dyn 4000 system and/or cell-dyn sapphire system; with patient results unacceptable -out-of-range.
  • Action
    On 4/17/06, the firm initiated the recall and its notification letters explained the reason for the recall and reported Abbott Field Service personnel will install and replace filters at all recall sites


  • Model / Serial
    All lots
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-USA including states of AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV and Countriers of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    CELL-DYN Sapphire and CELL-DYN 4000 Diluent/Sheath Systems- List No. 01H73-01, Distributed and Manufactured by: Abbott Diagnostics Division, 5440 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara, CA
  • Manufacturer


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