Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BD Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Tests

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 Becton Dickinson & Co..

¿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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • 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
    Dna probe, yeast - Product Code MLA
  • Causa
    In vitro diagnostic test kit may exhibit invalid internal negative control results.
  • Acción
    Becton Dickinson Diagnostic Systems notified distributors by fax on June 13, 2013, and advised consignees to discontinue use and discard affected product for credit. Distributors were requested to return their distribution list to BD for direct notification by the recaller. End users were contacted by letter on June 13, 2013 and the notification addressed to Microbiology Lab Director/Risk Managers advised that a small number of tests associated with the referenced lots of product may exhibit invalid internal negative control results. If encountered, the issue would result in an invalid test, as described in the package insert. End users were requested to discontinue use of these lot numbers, discard any remaining packages for replacement and return the enclosed response form. Customers with questions were instructed to contact BD Technical Services Department at 1-800-638-8663. For assistance regarding replacements customers were instructed to contact BD Customer Service at 1-800-675-0908. For questions regarding this recall call 410-316-4054.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Cat #446257: Lot 3035126 Exp 12/04/13 Cat #446252: Lot 3065261 Exp 08/31/13
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    BD Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Tests, packaged in kits, 120 test\kit, Catalog # 446257 and 24 test\kit, Catalog # 446252; kits are labeled in part ***Becton, Dickinson and Company, 7 Loveton Circle Sparks, MD 21152 USA, 800-638-8663,*** || The Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test is a DNA probe test intended for use in the detection and identification of Candida species,
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Becton Dickinson & Co., BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks MD 21152-0999
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source