Recall – Risk of patient mix-up with blood pH test system

Company: Radiometer Medical ApS
Date of Enforcement Report: 7/15/2020
Class II

PRODUCT

Blood gases (PCO2, PO2) and blood pH test system; ABL800 FLEX; Model Number 393-800; UDI (01)05700693938004. Model 393-800 is available in the following configurations: ABL835, ABL830, ABL827, ABL825, ABL825, ABL820, ABL817, ABL815, ABL810, ABL805 and ABL810 BG only and ABL800Basic. The FlexQ module is optional and can be added to all models and configurations.

Recall Number: Z-2493-2020

REASON

Potential risk of patient mix-up on analyzers due to software issues.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Radiometer Medical ApS on 5/26/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

4,615 units

DISTRIBUTION

U.S. Nationwide and International

What’s New

FDA:  Exemptions, Variances, and Alternate Forms of Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices

Manufacturers, importers, and user facilities can request an exemption or variance from any or all of the medical device reporting requirements in 21 CFR Part 803.  Read more:  https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-reporting-mdr-how-report-medical-device-problems/exemptions-variances-and-alternate-forms-adverse-event-reporting-medical-devices

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