Cl ll Abbott m2000sp Instrument

Company: Abbott Molecular
Date of Enforcement Report 1/9/2013
Class ll:

PRODUCT

Abbott m2000sp Instrument; an automated fluid handling system for performing sample preparation for nucleic acid testing; Abbott Molecular Inc., Des Plaines, IL 60018 USA; Abbott m2000sp Instrument; an automated system for performing sample preparation for nucleic acid testing; Abbott Molecular Inc., Des Plaines, IL 60018 USA; list 09K14 The Abbott m2000 System is intended for use in performing nucleic acid testing in clinical laboratories. Recall Number Z-0634-2013

REASON
An issue with the m2000sp Instrument software has been identified whereby, after a series of steps, if changes are made to the control or calibrator information on the Sample Extraction Assay Details screen, the changes are not saved.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Abbott Molecular,Des Plaines, IL 12/4/2012. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
215 units – U.S., 693 units – ROW

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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About the author

Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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