Recall of Device Recall 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
    Under certain operating conditions, smart wash feature disables with multiple samples.
  • Action
    A device correction letter was sent 02/24/2003 to all AEROSET customers with a US Customer Reply Form. A Technical Service Bulletin will be released to include the Device Correction letter and instructions for Field Service Personnel. A Quality Directive will be issued to provide instructions to Customer Service.


  • Model / Serial
    No codes: Catalog numbers 2-89996-01 and 2-89996-02
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and to Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Columbia, Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zeland
  • Product Description
    AEROSET Software versions 1.00ER005, catalog number 2-89996-01 and 1.00ER005.2, catalog number 2-89996-02
  • Manufacturer


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