Recall of BD Bactec Blood Culture Procedural Tray

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 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
    Hematology Blood Collection System, Vacuum-Assisted, Manual - Product Code JGE
  • Reason
    Bd vacutainer push button blood collection set can potentially undergo cannula separation from the hub.
  • Action
    BD Diagnostics sent a "Lot Specific Product Recall" letter dated April 22, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter asked customers return any affected product and provides instructions for its return. The letter ask customers return the attached Packaging List with the shipment. For question on this recall contact BD Diagnostics at (201) 847-5117.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog # 442805,  Lot # 1035325, 1053472, and 1066162.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide (USA) Distribution.
  • Product Description
    BD Bactec Blood Culture Procedural Tray, Cat. Number 442805 || Becton, Dickinson and Company, || 7 Loveton Circle, || Sparks, MD 21152 || Used in conjunction with the blood collection system.
  • Manufacturer


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