Recall of BardParker RibBack

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Becton Dickinson & Company.

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 3
  • 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
    surgical blade - Product Code GES
  • Reason
    Complaints received of rust on the blades of bd bard-parker surgical blades.
  • Action
    Urgent recall letters were sent out 8/10/2007 via UPS second day air.


  • Model / Serial
    Reorder number 371211; Lot Number 02028051 -Stainless Steel; Reorder number 371211; Lot Number 02028090- Stainless Steel.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Shelf Pack: || Bard-Parker Rib-Back Stainless Steel no.11, surgical blade. || Unit Package: || Contents of unopened or undamaged package guaranteed sterile; || After use place product in a puncture resistant container and dispose properly. || Becton Dickinson || Becton Dickinson Acute Care || Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Becton Dickinson & Company, 1 Becton Dr, Franklin Lakes NJ 07417-1815
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source