Recall of Device Recall CELLDYN 1700 Hematology Analyzer

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
    Hematology Analyzer - Product Code GKZ
  • Reason
    Abnormal results may not be "flagged" appropriately because of a software anomaly. (flags for the hemoglobin (hgb), mch and mchc parameters when the upper assay paramter limit has been exceeded).
  • Action
    The firm initially sent reports (Product Information Letters) of this issue to the field on May 7, 2007. The firm sent a notice with customer notification response form on May 16, 2007 (Product Correction Letter). In addition, product information letters are being packed with the instruments accessory kit and quality control products used with the Cell-Dyn 1700 system.


  • Model / Serial
    ALL serial numbers.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    WORLDWIDE: Product was distributed nationwide to all 50 states, as well as worldwide to Anguilla, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Columbia, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    Cell-Dyn 1700CS (Closed Sampler) Hematology Analyzer, List Numbers 03H57-01 and 03H57-03, software controlled medical device for diagnostic use and CELL DYN Control Assay Disk, LIst Numbers 01H91-01 and 01H92-01 when used with above CELL DYN 1700, Abbott Laboratories Diagnostics Division
  • Manufacturer


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