Recall of Device Recall Bard(R) Premture Infant Feeding tube

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
    Tube, feeding - Product Code FPD
  • Reason
    Bmd has identified that the product code/lot number combination identified above may have ineffectively fused tubing and enfit(tm) connector.
  • Action
    The firm initiate their recall by letter on 02/27/2018 by letter. The recall letter stated: "Action required: " Immediately examine your inventory and quarantine product subject to this recall. Please refer to the sample product labeling on Attachment 1 to help you locate the product. Do not use or further distribute any affected product. " Please complete and return the accompanying Recall & Effectiveness Check Form attached to this letter regardless of whether or not you have any of the affected product. Additional instructions for product return are contained on the form. Upon receipt of the form indicating there is product to return, the BMD Recall Coordinator will issue you a return authorization number for return of the affected product. " If you have further distributed any units from the affected lots, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall by forwarding a copy of this letter. Your notification should include a copy of this letter and the accompanying enclosures. This recall should be carried out to the user level."


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: NGBN2862, NGAXX217, NGAVX225
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    Bard(R) Premature Infant Feeding tube, ENFit(TM), REF EN0036430 || Product Usage: || BARD(R) Nasogastric Sump Tubes with ENFit(TM) connector are intended to be used for: Decompression of stomach by suction or aspiration of gastric contents Short-term administration of term tube feeding, lavage fluid and medications Feeding Tubes with the ENFit(TM) Connector are made of a smooth plastic with a two-eyed tube used for nasogastric feeding of neonates, infants and adults as well as diagnostic and therapeutic aspiration. These products are sold single-use, sterile. The Feeding Tube with the ENFit(TM) connector provides a way to reduce the risk of enteral device misconnections. The ENFit(TM) connector: Addresses patient side connections between feeding tubes, administration sets, medication, flush and bolus feeding syringes, and other enteral devices. Does not allow connectivity with any other connector for any other clinical use.
  • Manufacturer


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