Hospira Blood Sets: Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #88, September 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Hospira, Inc. announced a recall of certain blood sets. There have been reports from customers of instances in which the outer wall of blood bags were punctured with the piercing pin on certain Hospira blood sets during insertion of the pin into the blood bag. If the piercing pin on this product punctures the outer wall of a blood bag, it may result in spillage of the blood and blood products stored in the bag, resulting in a delay/interruption in therapy.

Additional Information:

Hospira Blood Sets: Recall. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. August 14, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm364973.htm


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