Recall of Device Recall ARCHITECT/AEROSET Activated Aspartate Aminotransferase

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
    Nadh oxidation/nad reduction, ast/sgot - Product Code CIT
  • Reason
    This letter is to inform you that some samples may generate a-ast results of less than (<) 5 u/l or results within the reference range when actual concentration exceeds the non-flex linearity of 1985 u/l. in other cases the following errors may be generated. -architect csystems: error code 1053 (unable to calculate result, rate reaction linearity failure) -aeroset: rl% error code revised p.
  • Action
    Abbott Laboratories sent a Product Correction letter dated August 5, 2008, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to do the following: Update your assay parameters for A-AST 1. Follow the steps in the appropriate attachment: - Use Attachment A for ARCHITECT cSystems - Use Attachment B for AEROSET. 2. All A-AST results of less than (<) 5 U/L should be evaluated by comparing to other clinically relevant assays Retain a copy of this letter for your laboratory records. For questions regarding this recall call 626-440-0705.


  • Model / Serial
    List Numbers 8L91-20: 57028HW00, 59035HW00, 61031HW00, 64052HW00; List Numbers 8L91-40: 57017HW00, 59031HW00, 61038HW00, 64050HW00
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution including Germany
  • Product Description
    ARCHITECT/AEROSET Activated Aspartate Aminotransferase || The Activated Asparate Aminotransferase (Activated AST) assay is used for the quantitation of asparate aminotransferse in human serum or plasma
  • Manufacturer


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