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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of February 6, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description BBL(TM) Fildes Enrichment, catalog number 211866, 10 tubes/pack, labeled in part ***Becton Dickinson and Company, Sparks, MD 21152 USA*** Intended Use: Fildes Enrichment may be used to enrich a variety of media for the cultivation of various microorganisms. Fildes Enrichment is a peptic digest of sheep blood used to enhance the growth of fastidious organisms. It may be added to Tryptic/Trypticase Soy Broth or Agar in final concentration of 5% for cultivation of Haemophilus influenzae. Fildes Enrichment is intended to be a rich source of growth factors stimulatory to various microorganisms, including the X (hemin) and V (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, NAD) factors necessary for the growth of Haemophilus influenzae. Labeling: For Laboratory Use.
Recall Number Z-0739-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot/Exp 2079066/ EXP March 6, 2013 2096375/ EXP March 22, 2013 2216092/ EXP July 20, 2013 2227271/ EXP Auqust 2, 2013
Product Distributed Qty 11,710 tubes
Reason For Recall Enrichment media intended to enhance the cultivation of various microorganisms may fail to support the growth of Haemophilus species.

Event Detail

Event Id 64008
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Co.
City Sparks
State MD
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-10
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to Australia, Belgium, Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, and Singapore.
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