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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 CDC Anaerobe 5% Sheep Blood Agar with Kanamycin and Vancomycin (KV), packaged in cartons of 100 plates, Catalog # 221736, and labeled in part ***Becton, Dickinson and Company 7 Loveton Circle Sparks, MD 21152 USA 800-638-8663 www.bd.com/ds*** CDC Anaerobe 5% Sheep Blood Agar with Kanamycin and Vancomycin is used for the selective isolation of fastidious and slow-growing, obligately anaerobic gram-negative bacteria from a variety of clinical and nonclinical materials.
Recall Number Z-1800-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot 3080083 Exp 6/4/13 Lot 3073075 Exp 5/29/13
Product Distributed Qty 45 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.