Recall of Device Recall BD

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
    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
    Tubes, vials, systems, serum separators, blood collection - Product Code JKA
  • Reason
    After a receiving a customer complaint for incorrect labeling, bd has confirmed that a portion of sps tubes associated with catalog 364960, lot 6090812 were incorrectly labeled at the case and shelf pack level.
  • Action
    BD notified their customers on 1/27/2017 via email and/or UPS 2nd Day Mail. Stericycle is handling returns.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot no. 6090812
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Canada
  • Product Description
    BD Vacutainer Sodium Polyanetholesulfonate 5.95 mg Sodium Chloride 14.4 mg Blood Collection Tubes for Microbiological Studies (8.3 mL * 16x100mm) Catalog No. 364960
  • Manufacturer


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