Boehringer917 chemistry analyzer Class II 32 units

Boehringer Mannheim/Hitachi 917 Disk System, a clinical chemistryanalyzer system. Recall #Z-1040-9.

REASON

The barcode reader can read the wrong sample barcode, mismatch
the test results, and report them under the wrong sample.

CODE

All versions of the disk system software with an updated barcode
reader. This includes the system with Serial No. 9715-05 and all
Serial Numbers greater than 9805-10.

MANUFACTURER

Hitachi Ltd., Instrument Division, Ibari-ken, Japan.

RECALLED BY

Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Indianapolis, Indiana, by letter
dated June 8, 1999. Firm-initiated field correction ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana,
Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington, West
Virginia, Wisconsin, Canada.

QUANTITY

32 analyzers were distributed in North America.

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