Recall of BD Insyte Autoguard safety catheters

According to L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), this recall involved a device in France that was produced by BECTON DICKINSON.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Notes / Alerts
    French data is current through early September 2018. All of the data comes from L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and France.
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  • Action
    On 14/05/2009, the company Becton Dickinson has withdrawn the lot 8171780 (June 2011 expiry) of the reference 381812 of the medical device called "BD Insyte Autoguard safety catheters", manufactured by Becton Dickinson Infusion therapy systems. Indeed, part of the BD Insyte safety catheter lot 8171780 was packaged in boxes marked "BD Angiocath Autoguard" instead of "BD Insyte Autoguard". The company Becton Dickinson has directly notified the recipients of the offending batch using the message attached (14/05/2009) (70 KB) validated by Afssaps. This information is addressed to the directors and correspondents of materiovigilance for diffusion if necessary to the services concerned. The relevant European Competent Authorities are informed of this measure by the manufacturer.


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