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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 BCYE Selective Agar with PAV, Catalog # 297880, packaged in cartons of 10 plates, and labeled in part ***Becton, Dickinson and Company 7 Loveton Circle Sparks, MD 21152 USA 800-638-8663 www.bd.com/ds*** BCYE Selective with PAV is used in qualitative procedures for isolation of Legionella species from clinical specimen and nonclinical (environmental) samples. It is similar to the Edelstein formula, except that the concentration of polymyxin B is reduced by half, and vancomycin is substituted for cefamandole.
Recall Number Z-1804-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot 3078348 Exp 6/27/13
Product Distributed Qty 163 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.