Recall of Needle Trap/ Needle Safety Label

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 Status
  • 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
    Needle, hypodermic, single lumen - Product Code FMI
  • Reason
    Bd identified that several lots did not receive the specified dose of irradiation necessary to meet the sterility assurance level (sal) required.
  • Action
    BD sent recall letter/return response form on 9/16/2016.


  • Model / Serial
    6022838 2021-01
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    BD SafetyGlide" Injection Needle || Catalog #305917 || The SafetyGlide " needle is intended to be used for general purpose injection, aspiration of fluids from parts of the body below the surface of the skin, injection into intravenous ports and tubings external to the patient. The needlestick prevention feature of the device contains a mechanism that covers the needlepoint after use. In the activated position the needle cover guards against accidental needle sticks during normal handling and disposal of the used needle/syringe combination
  • Manufacturer


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