Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BacT/ALERT Blood Collection Adapter

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por bioMerieux, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Tubes, vacuum sample, with anticoagulant - Product Code GIM
  • Causa
    The bact/alert blood collection adapter cap is no longer compatible with becton dickinson (bk) vacutainer safety lok blood collection set. the incompatibility is the blood collection set needle backing out of the adapter cap that results in an exposed sheathed needle that may lead to an accidental needlestick.
  • Acción
    bioMerieux sent an Urgent Product Correction Notice letter dated March 5, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to take the following actions: 1. Ensure the letter and guidance on how to maintain control of the luer connector by securing it between the thumb and forefinger are distributed to all appropriate personnel within their organization. 2. Fill out and return the Acknowledgement Form by Fax to confirm receipt of the recall notice. For additional assistance or questions customers were instructed to contact their local bioMerieux Customer Service Representative at (800) 682-2666, option 3, then option 3 again. Industry customers should call 800- 634-7656, option 3. For questions regarding this recall call 314-731-8537.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 279012, 210361 and 410796
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide), Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, France, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Guatemala, Curacao, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Andorra, Austria, Burkina Faso, Congo, Switzerland, Cameroon, Germany, Algeria, Estonia, Spain, France, Great Britain, French Guiana, Croatia, Israel, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, New Caledonia, Netherlands, French Polynesia, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Chad, Turkey, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Congo, Cote DIvoire, Denmark, Djibouti, Finland, Greece, Guadeloupe, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Jordan, Morocco, Martinique, Norway, Senegal, Togo, Yemen, Bangladesh, Georgia, Ghana, Uganda, and Qatar.
  • Descripción del producto
    BacT/ALERT Blood Collection Adapter || The BacT/ALERT Adapter Cap is intended for use as an aid to facilitate filling of blood into the BacT/alert Blood Culture Bottle when using a butterfly blood collection set.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    bioMerieux, Inc., 100 Rodolphe St, Durham NC 27712-9402
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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