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Date Initiated by Firm February 01, 2023
Date Posted March 10, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1244-2023
Recall Event ID 91495
510(K)Number K190054  
Product Classification Syringe, piston - Product Code FMF
Product BD Ultra-Fine II Insulin Syringe 0.5mL, 8mm, 30G-Insulin Syringes are designed for administering insulin in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Catalog Number: 326725
Code Information GTIN: N/A Lot Number: 2010670, Exp. Date:2031581 Lot Number: 2052365, Exp. Date:20270531
Recalling Firm/
Becton Dickinson & Company
1 Becton Dr
Franklin Lakes NJ 07417-1815
For Additional Information Contact Krista DiPaula
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Nonsterile syringe potentially exposing the patient to pathogenic microorganisms and a risk of local infection.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action BD issued Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter to US Distributors/Wholesalers and Customer notification template on 2/1/23 via Federal Express (FedEx) and/or email, when available. OUS letters issued . Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: 1. Immediately inspect your inventory for the specific catalog and lot number listed above. Destroy all affected products subject to the recall following your institution's process of destruction. 2. Identify all customers within your distribution network that purchased any affected product as defined in this notification. Provide a customer letter to all customers to advise them of this field action notification on BD's behalf. An example of a customer communication is attached for your reference. 3. Complete the attached Distributor Response Form and return to the BD contact noted on the form whether or not you have any of the impacted material so that BD may acknowledge your receipt of this notification and process your product credit, if required Credit will be provided for all destroyed product following receipt of the completed Distributor Response Form. Contact: North American Regional Complaint Center Phone: 1-844-88D-LIFE (1-844-823-5433) Say "Recall" when prompted Mon-Fri 8:00am and 5:00pm CT or Email: productcomplaints@bd.com
Quantity in Commerce 1,472,400 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Panama, Peru, Mexico, El Salvador, Mexico, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Canada.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FMF and Original Applicant = Becton Dickinson and Company