Health product recall

Vacutainer Brand Eclipse Blood Collection Needle (2019-08-02)

Starting date:
August 2, 2019
Posting date:
August 16, 2019
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-70741

Last updated: 2019-08-16

Affected Products

Vacutainer Brand Eclipse Blood Collection Needle

Reason

Becton Dickinson and Company has initiated a medical device recall of specific production lots of BD Vacutainer Eclipse Blood Collection Needle 22G x 1.25". Becton Dickinson and Company has indicated that lots 9025826, 8354527 may have the bevel missing from the non-patient needle end of the Eclipse Blood Collection Needle. This non-patient needle is housed in a sleeve that encloses the needle after puncture to prevent any leakage. If there is no bevel, the needle may damage the sleeve, causing leakage.

Affected products

Vacutainer Brand Eclipse Blood Collection Needle

Lot or serial number

8354527
9025826

Model or catalog number

368608

Companies
Manufacturer

Becton Dickinson and Company

1 Becton Drive

Franklin Lakes

07417

New Jersey

UNITED STATES