Recall of Device Recall ARCHITECT

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 3
  • 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
    Electrode, Ion-Specific, Chloride - Product Code CGZ
  • Reason
    Process change in the manufacturing of the ac/dc driver board used on the analyzer may result in one or more of the solid state relays to fail during use.
  • Action
    The firm initiated the recall by Technical Service Bulletin sent to affected customers. The AC/DC boards will be replaced on each analyzer by a firm representative.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers C800174 through C800346 and the following Serial numbers: C800072, C800122, C800131, and C800142
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product was distrbued nationwide and to the following foreign countries: Mexico, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Canada, Thailand, Grand Cayman, Chile, New Zealand, Columbia, Brazil, and Singapore.
  • Product Description
    ARCHITECT c8000 Processing Module; List Number 01G06-01. Manufactured by Toshiba Corporation, Medical Systems Division, Japan. Distributed by Abbott Laboratories Diagnostic Division, Irving, Texas
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Abbott Laboratories, Inc, 1921 Hurd Drive, PO Box 152020, Irving TX 75038
  • Source