Recall of Microtainer Safety Flow Lancets

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 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 and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel data.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Lancets - Product Code F MK
  • Reason
    Potential for the blade and holder assembly to become loose and then separate from the main body of the lancet during the process of disposal.
  • Action
    Recall communication issued on or about 9/28/2007.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog number 366357; Lot numbers: 2228742; 3022532; 3037536; 3055877; 3062548; 3079392; 3086096; 3135003; 3142723; 3199645; 3225646; 3240751; 3248047; 3268651; 2323030; 2330450.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Product distributed worldwide to Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and United States.
  • Product Description
    Microtainer Safety Flow Lancets; Blue || Sterile Use once and Discard; || 1.9mm Blade Length; || 1.0 mm Blade Width; || Becton Dickinson Vacutainer Systems || Becton dickinson and COmpany; || Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
  • Manufacturer


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