Recall of Device Recall BD FMC7 FITC

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Becton, Dickinson and Company, BD Biosciences.

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 3
  • 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
    Reagents,specific,analyte - Product Code MVU
  • Reason
    Becton, dickinson and company (bd) has determined that the fmc7 fitc (asr) has an incorrect expiration date listed on the vial label.
  • Action
    BD Biosciences sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letters dated January 2016 via certified mail to affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed that the remaining stock of the product can be used until 6-30-16. however, if prefer they can discard all remaining stock of the affected lot and BD will replace. The letter request customers complete the Tracking/verification form and returned to BD Biosciences, per the instructions (mail, fax, or email). For questions contact your local BD representative or BD Customer Support at 877-232-8995 (prompt 3,3).


  • Model / Serial
    Model number: 340918: Lot number: 5341918. Incorrect expiry date on label 03/31/2017. correct expiry should be 6/30/16.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the staates of TX, NY, GA, NJ, AL, MA, IL, PA, DC, FL, CA, MD, OK. and coutry of Taiwan.
  • Product Description
    BD FMC7 FITC: Model 430918. || FMC7 is intended for in vitro diagnostic use in the identification of cells expressing FMC7 antigen. || Product Usage: || Analyte Specific Reagent. FMC7 is intended for in vitro diagnostic use in the identification of cells expressing FMC7 antigen.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Becton, Dickinson and Company, BD Biosciences, 2350 Qume Dr, San Jose CA 95131-1812
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source