Recall of Device Recall BD Interlink threaded lock cannula

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
    Cannula, injection - Product Code FGY
  • Reason
    Bd interlink threaded lock cannula ref# 303369 and lot #3021392 is being recalled due to the potential that a small percentage of the lot may exhibit open seals which adversely impacts unit package integrity and product sterility.
  • Action
    BD Diagnostics sent an Urgent: Voluntary Product Recall letters/Notice of Return dated November 26, 2013, to all affected customers. Customers were asked to identify and segregate stock of the affected number, inform the appropriate personnel in their organization to discontinue use of the affected product, return the afected product, following the instructions on the enclosed packing slip, BD would issue a credit for product returned. If product was further distributed customers were instructed to identify their customers and notify them at once of the product recall using the provided customer communication. Customers were asked to complete the attached notice and fax to 855-731-0157. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-855-731-0157. For questions regarding this recall call 755-731-0157.


  • Model / Serial
    Marketing Status: Class II, 510K # K011858 Device Listing Number: D043644  Lot number 3021392
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Canada and Japan.
  • Product Description
    BD Interlink threaded lock cannula || This is a locking blunt plastic cannula specifically designed for IV connection to an Interlink¿ injection site. It is screwed down over the Interlink¿ injection site and a blunt plastic cannula inside the housing enters the Interlink¿ injection site to provide a pathway for IV fluid administration.
  • Manufacturer


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