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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 31, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description BD BBL Schaedler K-V Agar with 5% Sheep Blood, carton of 20 plates, catalog # 221555, labeled in part ***Becton, Dickinson and Company 7 Loveton Circle Sparks, MD 21152 USA 800-638-8663 www.bd.com/ds*** Vancomycin Screen Agar is used to test entercocci for resistance to vancomycin and to predict the synergistic activity of this antimicrobial with an aminoglycoside antimicrobial.
Recall Number Z-1799-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot 3078263 Exp 5/16/13
Product Distributed Qty 92 cartons
Reason For Recall Microbiological identification media may exhibit reduced levels of Vancomycin.

Event Detail

Event Id 65614
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Co.
City Sparks
State MD
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-06-06
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of:Belgium, Canada, Columbia, Mexico, Singapore, and Taiwan.