Recall – Software error causes excessive speed resulting in biohazard exposure

Company: Beckman Coulter Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report: 4/29/2020
Class II

PRODUCT

Beckman Coulter Power Express Sample Processing System AU5800XL connection unit, catalog #B36351; and Power Express Dynamic Inlet, catalog B36352.

Recall Number: Z-1741-2020

REASON

Potential exposure to biohazard. Software design problem causes excess speed and vibrations in the unload arm movement which causes caused sample splashing.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Beckman Coulter Inc. on 5/17/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

291 units

DISTRIBUTION

US Nationwide and International

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