Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BD BACTEC FX 40 instrument

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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    System, blood culturing - Product Code MDB
  • Causa
    Improperly functioning component of a diagnostic medical device may cause false negative results in clinical specimens.
  • Acción
    BD Diagnostics initiated a field correction by phone on December 9, 2013, to affected customers and followed the calls with letters, e-mails, or fax. BD Diagnostics sent a secondary Urgent Field Corrective Action letter dated November 2013 to all affected customers. The recalling firm Secondary notifications were serial number specific and explained that some BD BACTEC FX instruments contain racks that may demonstrate variable indicator light intensities. Specifically, the Anonymous vial indicator lights which should appear yellow may instead appear more green in color. BD noted that affected instruments continue to function properly and will not report an incorrect result. The issue is limited to the yellow indicator lights only. Red and green indicator lights appear as intended. BD is developing software to correct this issue and anticipates that the new software will be available to begin instrument updates by February, 2014. The new software will not affect instrument if the indicator lights are functioning as intended. Until the software can be updated on your instrument, BD provided workflow instructions to ensure that the indicator light issue does not occur. For questions regarding this recall call 410-316-4054.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number 442296
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to IN, AU, CN, AR, BE, PE, KR, BR, CO, SG, TH, BN, HK, JP, and CA.
  • Descripción del producto
    BD BACTEC FX 40 instrument, catalog number 442296, manufactured by BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152. || The instrument is designed for the rapid detection of bacteria and fungi in clinical specimens. Samples are drawn from patients and injected directly into BACTEC culture vials, which are placed into the instrument for incubation and testing.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Becton Dickinson & Co., BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks MD 21152-0999
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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