Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BD BBL Vancomycin Screen Agar

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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Manual antimicrobial susceptibility test systems - Product Code JWY
  • Causa
    These lots of agar may have exhibited breakthrough growth of vancomycin susceptible enterococcus species control organisms. agar that allows susceptible enterococci to grow appears as a falsely resistant culture. if a lab does not qc, the error would be identified as falsely resistant enterococci would have further ast workup. there could be a delay in the identification of false-resistance.
  • Acción
    BD Diagnostic System sent an Urgent Product Recall letter dated July 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Our records indicate you may have been shipped the above-referenced lot numbers of product between March 5, 2014 and June 5, 2014. Please discontinue use of these lot numbers and discard any remaining packages. If further assistance is needed, please contact BD Technical Services Department at 1-800-638-8663. The acknowledgement form included with the follow up letter that is faxed back to BD will be reconciled with the customer list. BD will contact 10% of non-respondents to verify receipt of the customer letter. BD has asked distributors to send their customer list to BD for follow up.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers -  4080291 4042217 4048040 4052349 4058242 4073274 4127728
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (Nationwide) including the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI and WV; and Internationally to the countries of Belgium, Canada, Colombia, India, Mexico, Singapore and Taiwan.
  • Descripción del producto
    BD BBL Vancomycin Screen Agar Catalog number 222204 || Vancomycin Screen Agar is used to test enterococci for resistance to vancomycin and to predict the synergistic activity of this antimicrobial with an aminoglycoside antimicrobial.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Becton Dickinson & Co., 7 Loveton Cir, BD Diagnostic Systems, Sparks MD 21152-9212
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source