Recall of Becton Dickinson 30G1/2" Precision Glide" Needle

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
    Needle, hypodermic, single lumen - Product Code FMI
  • Reason
    Becton dickinson has identified clogged needles.
  • Action
    Becton Dickinson sent Urgent Product Recall letters dated October 18, 2011 and October 17, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to check their inventory to deterine if they have any of the affected product. If they have affected product customers should return the product to Beckton Dickinson. For any questions regarding this recall call 201-847-4344.


  • Model / Serial
    Marketing Status: K021475 Device Listing Number: DQ41418 Reorder#300745, Lot#lll6090
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including IL and NJ
  • Product Description
    BD 30G1/2" Precision Glide" Needle || Needles are used for aspiration and injection of medications
  • Manufacturer


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