Recall of Clinical Chemistry Creatine Kinase

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
    cpk or isoenzymes nad reduction - Product Code CGS
  • Reason
    Three potential issues with creatine kinase lot number: 52044hw00: (1) decrease in quality control and/or patient results (2) an iincreased imprecision, or (3) error code 1054 (unable to calculate results, reaction failure) on architect csystems.
  • Action
    On October 12, 2007, A Product Recall letter was provided to all Clinical Chemistry Creatine Kinase Reagent customers that have received lot number 52044HW00 . Customer reply form were included in all US customers letter. The letter instructed customers to discontinue use of the kits and destroy them following their laboratory procedure, and document the number of kits discarded. Abbott will provide reimbursement for destroyed kits.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: 52044HW00
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution --- including USA and countries of Canada, Chili, Uruguay, Germany, Hong Kong, and New Zealand.
  • Product Description
    Abbott Clinical Chemistry Creatine Kinase, Model LN 7D63-30, Lot Number: 52044HW00; Expires October 19, 2007, RCR#2018433-10/25/07-006R Abbott Laboratories, Inc., South Pasadena CA 91030
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories Inc., 820 Mission St, South Pasadena CA 91030-3142
  • Source