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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 30, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 66325
Product Type Devices
Status Terminated
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Co.
City Sparks
State MD
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-09
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern USA Nationwide Disatribution in the states of: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
BBL (tm) MGIT (tm) Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube, part # 245122, packaged in 100 ct cartons and labeled in part Product Usage: The Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube supplemented with Bactec MGIT Growth Supplement and BBL MGIT PANTA antibiotic mixture is intended for the detection and recovery of mycobacteria using the BACTEC MGIT 960 and BACTEC MGIT 320 Systems. Acceptable specimen types are digested and decontaminated clinical specimens (except urine), and sterile body fluids (except blood). Lot Number/ Exp. Date 3070436 September 12, 2014 3042466 August 16, 2014 3053239 August 30, 2014 3053240 August 30, 2014 3061013 September 6, 2014 3061014 September 6, 2014 3070433 September 12, 2014 3070437 September 12 , 2014 Class II An in-vitro diagnostic reagent may be labeled with an incorrect barcode, which when scanned on associated diagnostic instrument may cause a false negative result. 187,000 tubes Z-0028-2014