Field Safety Notices about BD Plastipak Syringes / BD Oral Syringes

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by Becton Dickinson GmbH.

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), 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 Slovenia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    We have received reports from us customers of decreased potency when drugs are compounded or repackaged and stored in bd plastipak syringes. because of the potential public health impact when the syringes are used in this way, we are issuing this communication to assist in identifying affected syringes. .


  • Model / Serial
    Dates (MM/YYYY) Lot Details Luer-Lok™ syringe 309658 8/2012-Present Refer to Bulk non-sterile syringe 301073 10/2014-06/2015 Refer to Oral syringe 305210 305220 305853 03/2014-05/2015 Refer to Luer-Lok™ syringe 309649 08/2012-Present Refer to Bulk non-sterile syringe 301027 08/2012-07/2015 Refer to With BD Eclipse™ needle 305785 03/2012 - Present Refer to With BD SafetyGlide™ needle 305907 03/2011 - Present Refer to Oral syringe 305855 305218 07/2014-07/2015 Refer to 300613 301183 301190 Bulk non sterile Eccentric Tip syringe 300220 07/2013-Present Refer to 30mL Luer-Lok™ syringe 302832 01/2013-07/2014 Refer to Catheter Tip 300867 06/2013 - Present Refer to Bulk non sterile catheter tip 300228 08/2014- Present Refer to 5mL 20mL Eccentric Tip syringe 01/2015-Present Refer to 50mL 3 ml With BD SafetyGlide™ needle 305904 09/2012 - Present Refer to Syringe Size Product Type Catalog No. Produced with Alternate Stopper
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