864.8185 Calibrator for red cell and white cell counting.§ 864.8185 Calibrator for red cell and white cell counting.
(a) Identification. A calibrator for red cell and white cell counting is a device that resembles red or white blood cells and that is used to set instruments intended to count red cells, white cells, or both. It is a suspension of particles or cells whose size, shape, concentration, and other characteristics have been precisely and accurately determined.
(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 864.9.[45 FR 60634, Sept. 12, 1980, as amended at 84 FR 71800, Dec. 30, 2019]