Recall of Device Recall leg bag

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by C.R. Bard, Inc..

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Collector, urine, (and accessories) for indwelling catheter - Product Code KNX
  • Reason
    Customer complaint of a cut in the side of the leg bag, indicating a potential breach of the product's sterile barrier.
  • Action
    Bard Medical a Medical Device letter dated June 2, 2017 to affected customers via FedEx. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The notification requests that consignees examine inventory and identify any product on hand. The firm indicates that product return is not required, but customers are encouraged to call 1-800-526-4455 if product doesn't meet their needs or if they have any questions regarding the recall. If product was further distributed, the firm requests that the provided recall notification be forwarded to the respective organization.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Code 151919; Lot No. NGAS4058
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide in the states of CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, LA, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, WY, including PR.
  • Product Description
    BARD DISPOZ-A-BAG Leg Bag with Flip-Flo Valve with Drain Extension, Extension Tube and Latex Straps, 19 oz. Packaged as single unit in thermoformed trays. There are 50 units per case. || Product Usage: || Vinyl leg bag to be used with male external catheters, Foley catheters, or moth other types of urinary catheters, which are intended for use for bladder management including urine drainage, collection and measurement.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    C.R. Bard, Inc., 8195 Industrial Blvd NE, Covington GA 30014-1497
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source