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Class 2 Device Recall Microtainer Brand Tube with EDTA(K2)

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  Class 2 Device Recall Microtainer Brand Tube with EDTA(K2) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 03, 2019
Create Date July 12, 2019
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 08, 2020
Recall Number Z-1967-2019
Recall Event ID 83052
510(K)Number K931368  
Product Classification Tubes, vials, systems, serum separators, blood collection - Product Code JKA
Product BD Microtainer Tube w/ BD Microgard Closure, K2EDTA additive, Model Numbers 365974 and 365975

Product Usage:
The Microtainer¿ Brand Tube with EDTA(K2) Reorder No. 365974, is used to collect, anticoagulate, transport and store skin puncture blood specimens for testing the following hematological parameters: WBC, RBC ,HGB, HCT, MCV, MCH, MCHC, Platelets, 5 part differential including : Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils, Manual WBC Differentials, Reticulocytes, and Spun Hematocrit.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 9017588 9017590 9017591 9017592 9017593 9017596 9017600 9028803 9045873 9046822 9050660 9052823 9056896
Recalling Firm/
Becton Dickinson & Company
1 Becton Dr
Franklin Lakes NJ 07417-1815
For Additional Information Contact Customer/Technical Support
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The products have been confirmed to have reduced or no additive within the tube reservoir. The tubes may develop visible clots within the tube samples or micro clots that are not easily detected during visual inspection of the tubes. A clotted sample may lead to recollection of samples or, retesting of patients, resulting in delayed reporting of test results and patient treatment.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Urgent Medical Device Recall notification letters dated 6/3/19 were sent to customers. Thee letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken.
Quantity in Commerce 1707804
Distribution The products were distributed to the following US states: AL, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, MN, MO, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, and Puerto Rico.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JKA and Original Applicant = BD BECTON DICKINSON VACUTAINER SYSTEMS PREANALYTIC