Recall of Device Recall BD SafetyGlide Allergy Syringe Tray

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
    Syringe, antistick - Product Code MEG
  • Reason
    There has been an increase in complaints regarding the needle/safety mechanism disengaging from the syringe.
  • Action
    Direct consignees were contacted by phone and email on 05/01/2013 and instructed to return the affected product. End users were mailed "Urgent: Product Recall" letters/Response Forms dated 05/01/2013. The notice advises customers of the product issue, identifies affected product and provides instructions on how to handle affected product.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog/Lot Number: REF#305950 Lot 2132028 and Lot 2159189
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution including US Nationwide and the countries of Canada and Suriname.
  • Product Description
    BD SafetyGlide Allergy. REF 305950 Sterile Allergy Treatment Syringe Tray. The device is used for aspiration and injection of medications.
  • Manufacturer


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