Life Technologies Corporation
Attention: Kelli Tanzella, PhD
9099 North Deerbrook Trail
Brown Deer, WI 53223
|Trade/Device Name:||Applied Biosystems 3500 Dx/3500xL Dx Genetic Analyzer CS2 and 3500 Dx Series Data Collection Software|
|Regulation Number:||21 CFR 862.2570|
|Regulation Name:||Instrumentation For Clinical Multiplex Test Systems|
|Regulatory Class: ||Class II|
|Product Code: ||PCA|
|Dated: ||February 4, 2013|
|Received: ||February 4, 2013|
Dear Dr. Tanzella:
We have reviewed your Section 510(k) premarket notification of intent to market the device referenced above and have determined the device is substantially equivalent (for the indications for use stated in the enclosure) to legally marketed predicate devices marketed in interstate commerce prior to May 28, 1976, the enactment date of the Medical Device Amendments, or to devices that have been reclassified in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (Act) that do not require approval of a premarket approval application (PMA). You may, therefore, market the device, subject to the general controls provisions of the Act. The general controls provisions of the Act include requirements for annual registration, listing of devices, good manufacturing practice, labeling, and prohibitions against misbranding and adulteration.
If your device is classified (see above) into either class II (Special Controls) or class III (PMA), it may be subject to additional controls. Existing major regulations affecting your device can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Parts 800 to 898. In addition, FDA may publish further announcements concerning your device in the Federal Register.
Please be advised that FDA’s issuance of a substantial equivalence determination does not mean that FDA has made a determination that your device complies with other requirements of the Act or any Federal statutes and regulations administered by other Federal agencies. You must comply with all the Act’s requirements, including, but not limited to: registration and listing (21 CFR Part 807); labeling (21 CFR Part 801); medical device reporting (reporting of medical device-related adverse events) (21 CFR 803); good manufacturing practice requirements as set forth in the quality systems (QS) regulation (21 CFR Part 820); and if applicable, the electronic product radiation control provisions (Sections 531-542 of the Act); 21 CFR 1000-1050.
Richard J. Davey, MD
Division of Blood Applications
Office of Blood Research and Review
Center for Biologics
Evaluation and Research
Indications for Use
510(k) Number: BK110039
3500 Dx/3500xL Dx Genetic Analyzer CS2 and 3500 Dx Series Data Collection Software
Indications For Use:
The Applied Biosystems 3500 Dx and 3500xL Dx Genetic Analyzers CS2 with 3500 Dx Series Software 2011 (v1) are in vitro diagnostic devices intended for the sequencing (detection and identification) of fluorescently-labeled deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) by capillary electrophoresis.
The Applied Biosystems 3500 Dx and 3500xL Dx Genetic Analyzers CS2 with 3500 Dx Series Software 2011 (v1) are indicted for use with FDA-cleared or approved sequencing assays specifying their use and only by technologists trained in laboratory techniques, procedures, and use of the analyzer.