Recall of BD Vacutainer Push Button Blood Collection Set

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 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
    Tubes, vials, systems, serum separators, blood collection - Product Code JKA
  • Reason
    Becton dickinson is recalling various lot numbers of bd vacutainer push button blood collection set because of reports that specific lots exhibit separation of fron and rear barrels upon activation of the safety feature, which retracts the needle.
  • Action
    BD notified their customers via e-mail and sent an "Urgent Product Recall Letter" and a Recall Response Form dated August 8, 2016 via UPS.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot number: 5355531, 5355533, 5356681, 5356682, 6006629, 6006630, 6006631, 6006633, 6006634 and 6006650.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US and International
  • Product Description
    BD Vacutainer Push Button Blood Collection Set, Sterile, Rx only, 0.6 x 19 mm x 305 mm, 23G x 3/4" x 12", REF 367342.
  • Manufacturer


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