Health product recall

VACUTAINER BLOOD COLLECTION TUBE

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Summary

Product
VACUTAINER BLOOD COLLECTION TUBE
Issue
Medical devices - Inaccurate test or measurement results
What to do

Contact the manufacturer if you require additional information.

Affected products

Affected Products Lot or serial number Model or catalog number
VACUTAINER BLOOD COLLECTION TUBE 0316293 364606

Issue

BD has received 13 complaints that the product referenced above has the potential to underfill or exhibit draw volumes below labeled product claims. Underfilling of tubes could result an incorrect additive-to-blood ratio, which could cause erroneous test results that potentially could lead to improper diagnosis or treatment. Also, the investigation indicated the defects occurred during a specific timeframe that this batch was manufactured and there is no indication that other batches were affected.

Recall start date: 2021-11-18

Additional information

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Medical devices - General hospital and personal use
Companies

BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY

1 BECTON DRIVE, FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ

UNITED STATES

07417

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Health professionals
Hospitals
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-63677