Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube

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
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  • 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
    System, blood culturing - Product Code MDB
  • Causa
    An in-vitro diagnostic reagent may be labeled with an incorrect barcode, which when scanned on associated diagnostic instrument may cause a false negative result.
  • Acción
    BD sent an Urgent Product Recall letter dated September 2013 to customers identified as microbiology lab managers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter advised that referenced lot numbers may contain an overlabel barcode that may begin to lift, exposing the original incorrect barcode pictured in the notification. Customers were instructed to complete the attached form and fax to Regulatory Compliance 410-316-4258. For further assistance regarding replacements contact BD Customer Service Department at 1-800-675-0908 and all other inquiries contact BD Technical Services Department at 1-800-638-8663.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number/ Exp. Date  3070436 September 12, 2014 3042466 August 16, 2014 3053239 August 30, 2014 3053240 August 30, 2014 3061013 September 6, 2014 3061014 September 6, 2014 3070433 September 12, 2014 3070437 September 12 , 2014
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA Nationwide Disatribution in the states of: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI
  • Descripción del producto
    BBL (tm) MGIT (tm) Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube, part # 245122, packaged in 100 ct cartons and labeled in part || Product Usage: || The Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube supplemented with Bactec MGIT Growth Supplement and BBL MGIT PANTA antibiotic mixture is intended for the detection and recovery of mycobacteria using the BACTEC MGIT 960 and BACTEC MGIT 320 Systems. Acceptable specimen types are digested and decontaminated clinical specimens (except urine), and sterile body fluids (except blood).
  • Manufacturer


  • 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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