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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 25, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description BD Gram Stain Kit, containing 1- 250 mL bottle of Gram Crystal Violet, and additional reagents: Gram Iodine (Stabilized), Gram Decolorizer, Gram Safranin. Gram Stain Kits and Reagents are used to stain microorganisms from cultures or specimens by the differential Gram method.
Recall Number Z-2031-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot 1348873, Exp April 30, 2013
Product Distributed Qty 539 kits
Reason For Recall Potential for increase level of artifacts to appear as large, spherical and easy to distinguish or small & more difficult to distinguish from gram positive cocci.

Event Detail

Event Id 61769
Product Type Devices
Status Completed
Recalling Firm Becton Dickinson & Co.
City Sparks
State MD
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-04-12
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution.