Recall of Device Recall BD PosiFlush SF Saline Flush Syringe

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
    Saline, vascular access flush - Product Code NGT
  • Reason
    Bd received some reports of open seals found on the bd posiflush sf flush syringe 10 ml (ref #306553).
  • Action
    BD sent recall letters/recall response cards dated 7/22/2014 via e-mail or UPS 2nd day mail. Customers are asked to examine their inventory and quarantine any affected product subject to recall. Customers should complete the Recall Response Card and fax it back to BD at 1-201-847-6990. Any questions can be directed to 1-888-237-2762 option 3.


  • Model / Serial
    REF #306553  Lot numbers 3024261 - exp 12-2015  3046276 - exp 01-2016 4128353 - exp 04-2017
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    BD PosiFlush SF Saline Flush Syringe 0.9 Sodium Chloride Injection, USP 10 mL REF 306553. || Intended to be used only for the flushing of indwelling vascular access devices.10 mL BD PosiFlush Normal Saline Flush Syringes are generally compatible for use with syringe pumps.
  • Manufacturer


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