Recall of Device Recall BD 16 G x 1 in. Nokor" noncoring vented 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
    Incorrect unit package labels which reflect reorder #305216 instead of the correct item, reorder #305213, were used.
  • Action
    BD sent an Urgent: Product Recall letter with return response forms to direct consignees on 03/01/11 and 03/02/11 via UPS. The letter identified the affected product and lot along with the reason for the recall. The letter asked customers to complete the enclosed Distributor Packing List and to follow the instructions provided on the Packing List for returning the affected product. The firm will issue a credit upon receipt of the affected product. Customers can contact BD Customer Service if they need assistance or have questions regarding the recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Ref# 305213, Lot# 0007829
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including the states of NJ, IL, LA, NM, OH, NV, and VA, and country of Canada.
  • Product Description
    BD Nokor Admix Needle || 16 G x 1 TW (1.6mm x 25mm) || REF 305216 Sterile || BD, Franklin Lakes, NJ || MADE IN USA || For use in aspiration of medications, typically in the pharmacy setting.
  • Manufacturer


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