Recall of Instrumentation 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
    Instrument, coagulation, automated - Product Code GKP
  • Reason
    Software: new data check, "multiple threshold check", was added to identify and fail abnormal (bimodal) clot curves.
  • Action
    Instrumentaion Laboratory notified the US Distributor/Canada via BCI Service Modification Notice (#10793) on August 13, 2010. The Mandatory software upgrade to Verison V4.3.0 in the United States and Canada will be conducted by BCI service representatives and tracked through the distributor, Beckman Coulter (BCI). International Affiliates/Dealers: Worldwide Regulatory Notices were e-mailed to IL international affiliates and dealers, notifying them of the mandatory software upgrade, providing issue description and a risk summary and the support. The upgrades were to be handled through the local representatives.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial Number range: 08120100-10020126
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution, USA and Canada
  • Product Description
    ACL TOP 700 LAS || PN 000280030 || Bench top, fully automated, random access analyzer designed specifically for in vitro diagnostic clinical use in the hemostasis laboratory for coagulation and/or fibrinolysis testing in the assessment of thrombosis and/or hemostasis. The systems provide results for both direct hemostasis measurements and calculated parameters.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Instrumentation Laboratory Co., 180 Hartwell Road, Bedford MA 01730-2443
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source