Cl ll CYTO-STAT tetraCHROME CD45

Company:Beckman Coulter Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 10/17/12
Class ll:

PRODUCT

CYTO-STAT tetraCHROME CD45- FITC/CD56-RD1/CD19-ECD/CD3-PC5, Part Number 6607073. Allows simultaneous identification and enumeration of total CD3+, total CD4+, total CD8+, dual CD3+/CD4+, dual CD3+/CD8+ and/or total CD3+, CD19+ and CD3+/CD56+ lymphocyte percentages and absolute counts in whole blood by flow cytometry. The systems also provide the CD4/CD8 ratio when using CD45-FITC/ CD4-RD1/CD8-ECD/CD3-PC5, and total lymphocyte percentage when using CD45-FITC/CD56-RD1/ CD19-ECD/CD3-PC5. Recall Number Z-0034-2013

REASON
The recall was initiated because Beckman Coulter has determined that the specimen and prepared sample stability claims stated in the product labeling for tetraCXP software and CYTO-STAT reagents (CD45-FITC/CD4-RD1/CD8-ECD/CD3-PC5 and CD45-FITC/CD56-RD1/CD19-ECD/CD3-PC5) need to be updated for alignment with current standards and clinical decision-making associated with lymphocyte immunophenotyping results.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Beckman Coulter Inc., Brea, CA on 5/22/2012. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall was terminated.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
33,259 units total (8,458 units in US)

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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