Recall of BD Microtainer Safety Flow lancets

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
    The company Becton Dickinson has withdrawn from the market on April 6, 2007, the batches specified in the recall message of the medical device called "BD Microtainer Safety Flow lancets" references 366354, 366355 and 366358 following a risk of separation of the blade of the body of the lancet when activating the device. The company has directly notified the recipients of the incriminated lots by means of the enclosed message validated by Afssaps. (10/04/2007) (59 kb.) This information is intended for the directors of health establishments or analytical laboratories and correspondents of material vigilance for dissemination, where appropriate to the services concerned. informed of this measure by the manufacturer.


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