Recall of BARD Irrigation Syringe, 70cc, Resectoscope Tip, Catheter Tip, Luer Tip and Cap, Rx Only, Sterile

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

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Syringe, irrigating (non dental) - Product Code KYZ
  • Reason
    Package defect: products may be at risk for having a slit defect on the package and that may affect the product sterility.
  • Action
    BARD Medical sent an Urgent Medical Device Product Recall letter dated August 3, 2016, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed to immediately examine their inventory and quarantine product subject to the recall. Complete and return the accompanying Recall & Effectiveness Check Form attached to the letter. If product was further distributed please identify those customers and notify them at once of the product recall by forwarding a copy of the letter. For questions regarding this recall call 770-784-6220.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Code: 0038460, Lot Numbers: NGZC3768, NGZC5029, NGZD0924, NGZD1664, NGZD1983, NGZD3103, NGZD3241, NGZD3989, NGZD4053, GZD4923, NGZE1190, NGZE2134, NGZE3406, NGZF0305, NGZF1546, NGZF2589, NGZF3934, NGZF4488 and NGZF4885.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, France and Italy.
  • Product Description
    BARD¿ Irrigation, Syringe 70cc With Resectoscope Tip, Catheter Tip, Luer Adapter And Cap, Rx Only, Sterile, || The BARD¿ Syringe is available in a single use plastic design which features a 60cc or 70cc capacity graduated barrel. It has a thumb ring plunger for one-handed use. A catheter adapter tip and Luer adapter tip are included. BARD¿ Syringe allows one-hand use with a 60cc or 70cc graduated barrel and thumb-ring plunger and is indicated for catheter irrigation use. BARD¿ Syringe is intended for Cytoscope or Resectoscope irrigation, catheter irrigation and Foley catheter balloon inflation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    C.R. Bard, Inc., 8195 Industrial Blvd NE, Covington GA 30014-1497
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source