Recall – Lab automation system may misassociate sample IDs

Company: Inpeco S.A.
Date of Enforcement Report: 9/23/2020
Class II

PRODUCT

FlexLab (FLX) with Sysmex XN-9000/XN-9100 Interface Module (dual robot) FLX-290-10; FLX-290-20 and Track to Rack Module FLX-295-10- Intended Laboratory Automation system – Product Usage: The FlexLab 3.6 Automation is a modular system designed to automate Pre-Analytical and Post-Analytical processing, sample handling in order to automate sample processing in the Laboratory. The system consolidates analytical instruments, such as the ARCHITECT c8000 System into a unified workstation that perform a variety of instrument specific assays such as Sodium, Potassium and Chloride. Sodium, Potassium and Chloride measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving electrolyte imbalance.

Recall Number: Z-2973-2020

REASON

Firmware of the Sysmex XN-9000/XN-9100 Interface Module (IM) and of the Track to Rack Module has the potential to mis-associate sample IDs leading to incorrect results or delayed results

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Inpeco S.A. on 8/7/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

2 US and 6 OUS

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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