Recall of Bard Access

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Bard Access Systems.

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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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Catheter,intravascular,therapeutic,short-term less than 30 days - Product Code FOZ
  • Reason
    Some unit packages of bd posiflush sf saline flush syringe 10 ml may exhibit open seals, which could impact product sterility. bard includes these pouched syringes, attached to some configurations of picc kits, port access kits (pak), powerglide kits, midline kits, and convenience kits.
  • Action
    The firm, BD Medical, sent an "URGENT VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL" letter dated July 22, 2014 and a follow-up "URGENT: Voluntary Product Recall-BD PosiFlush SF Saline Flush Syringe 10mL with rework instructions for applicable Bard Kits" letter dated August 8, 2014 to its customers and distributors. The letters described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately review your inventory and quarantine product subject to the recall; complete and return the Recall Response Card form via fax to BD at 1-201-847-6990 or email to and return all affected products. Note: If you do not have any of the affected lots in your inventory, please complete the Recall Response Card form indicating you have (0) quantity and fax or email. The distributors were instructed to immediately examine your inventory and identify any product subject to this notification. In addition, if you have further distributed this product, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this notification. Complete the attached Recall Reply Form and FAX to Bard Access Systems, Inc. at 1-801-522-5674, or EMAIL to Even if you do not have any inventory of the affected syringe lots. Please direct any return requests and questions to our coordinator at 800-290-1689. If you have any questions or require assistance with the return of the recalled product and/or availability of replacement product, please contact BD Customer Service at 1-888-237-2762 option 3.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: REYE1308, REYE2224, REYD0054, REYE2225, REYE1434, REYE2226 Product codes: M120081, M120081D, M120101, M118081
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    BD Posiflush Saline Flush Syringe 10 ml inlcuded in the following device kits: PowerGlide Midline Catheter Full Kit (20G) (8cm), PowerGlide Midline Catheter Maximal Barrier Tray (20G) (8cm), PowerGlide Midline Catheter Full Kit (20G) (10cm), || The syringe is used to pre-flush the catheter prior to placement and may also be used to verify patency post-placement.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Bard Access Systems, 605 N 5600 W, Salt Lake City UT 84116-3738
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source