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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 13, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description BD Vacutainer PST Gel and Lithium Heparin (LH); 83 Units; Plus Blood Collection Tubes; Sterile; IVD; REF 367962; 4.5 mL, 13 X 100 mm; BD, Franklin Lakes, NJ USA; Made in USA. Used in hospitals, outpatient clinics and physicians' offices to collect blood from patients for specialized chemistry testing.
Recall Number Z-0911-2013
Classification Class III
Code Info Reference No.: 367960; Tube Size: 13 X 75. Reference Nos. 367961-367963, and 368035; Tube Size: 13 X 100; all lots
Product Distributed Qty 225 million units
Reason For Recall BD is conducting a recall of the BD Vacutainer Plus Plastic Plasma Separator Tube (PST) with Light Green/BD Homogard Closure due to a deformed top of the tube reservoir reported in two customer complaints.

Event Detail

Event Id 64013
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Company
City Franklin Lakes
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-03-05
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution