Recall of Device Recall CELLDYN

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
    Counter, differential cell - Product Code GKZ
  • Reason
    The use of the device assemblies has been extended to a 6 month useful life.
  • Action
    The firm, Abbott Laboratories, sent a "Product Correction" letter dated November 30, 2009 to all consignees/customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter stated that Abbott recommended that the customers change their Waste Line Assembly and Waste Outlet Tubing every six months and included a tag in the letter to record installation and replacement dates. Additionally, the customers were instructed to keep this communication with their CELL-DYN System Operator's Manual and complete and return the Customer Reply form via fax to 1-800-777-0051 or email even if they no longer have the instrument. If you have any questions regarding this communication, U.S. customers should call Customer Support at 1-877-4ABBOTT (1-877-422-2688). Customers outside the U.S. please contact your local hematology customer support representative.


  • Model / Serial
    Model Numbers: 92161-02 and 06H54-01 for the Waste Line Assembly; 02H96-01 for the Waste Outlet Tubing; and 03H98-02 for the Waste Bottle Cable.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: AL, AR, AZ, CA. CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO MS, MT , NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY; and countries including: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay.
  • Product Description
    The Waste Line Assembly and the Waste Outlet Tubing and the Waste Bottle Cable are components that are used on one or more CELL-DYN Systems. || Usage: Accessories to human waste container systems
  • Manufacturer


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