Cl II ABX PENTRA 400 and 400C

Company: Horiba Instruments Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 5/4/2016
Class lI:


Pentra C400 (version 1.1.2 or lower) The ABX PENTRA 400 and 400C are discrete photometric bench top chemistry analyzers for clinical use. The device is intended to duplicate manual analytical procedures by performing various steps such as pipetting, mixing, heating and measuring color intensity. The device is intended for use in conjunction with certain materials to measure a variety of analytes. Recall Number Z-1554-2016

Horiba Instruments, Inc. is recalling ABX Pentra 400( version 5.0.8 or lower) and Pentra C400 (version 1.1.2 or lower) because clinical chemistry analyzer malfunctions when the following certain alarms appear on the system.

Horiba Instruments Inc., Irvine, CA on 2/19/2016. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.




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