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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 30, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description BBL Crystal Enteric/Nonfermenter ID Kit, Catalog # 24500, cartons of 20 kits, labeled in part ***Becton, Dickinson and Company, Sparks MD 21152*** The BBL Crystal Enteric/Nonfermentor (E/NF) identification (ID) System is for the identification of aerobic gram-negative bacteria that belong to the family Enterobacteriaceae as well as some of the more frequently isolated glucose fermenting and nonfermenting gram-negative bacilli.
Recall Number Z-0699-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot Number/ Exp Date 2086315 February 20, 2013 2101435 February 20, 2013 2104316 February 27, 2013 2129460 February 27, 2013 2129487 March 13, 2013 2163211 February 27, 2013 2163213 March 20, 2013 2163215 March 27, 2013
Product Distributed Qty 67,820 units
Reason For Recall In-vitro diagnostic reagents for microbiological testing may be reversed in well positions in the test kit and when utilized may lead to bacteria misidentification.

Event Detail

Event Id 63958
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Co.
City Sparks
State MD
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-13
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA including the states of MA, TN, KY, IN, GA, NC, TX, NY, FL, AZ, WA, NJ, MI, and CA, and the countries of Uruguay, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, Mexico, Hong Kong, Guatemala, Columbia, Chile, Canada, India, Japan, Brazil, China and Belgium.
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