Recall of Device Recall Instumentation Laboratory

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Instrumentation Laboratory Co..

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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
    System, Multipurpose For In Vitro Coagulation Studies - Product Code JPA
  • Reason
    Patient prothrombin time (pt) may report low for individuals on anticoaglant therapy.
  • Action
    Instrumentation Laboratory issued an 'Urgent Product Notification' on 5/19/2005 to Beckman Coulter, Miami FL (DIstributor) to provide the written notification and advise customers to review PT curves an any patient on anticagulant treatment who reports a low result , and manually view the curve where a PT is flagged. A software upgrade will be availabel in July 2005.


  • Model / Serial
    Models:  290001 999001 with SN''s beginning with 05041164 280000 with S/N''s beginning with 0505354
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Canada
  • Product Description
    ACL Futura, ACL Advance and ACL TOP Coagulation Analyzers used with the HemosIL RecombiPlasTin reagent
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Instrumentation Laboratory Co., 113 Hartwell Ave, Lexington MA 02421-3125
  • Source