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BD #328466 Syringe Recall - Lot #6291768


Product Name : BD Insulin Syringes with the BD Ultra-FineTM needle ½ mL 12.7mm 30G
Catalog # : 328466
Lot # : 6291768
ADDED LOT #'s : 6312558 and 6340590

Description of the problem and health hazard(s):
BD is conducting a product removal recall of lots 6291768, 6312558 and 6340590 of the BD Insulin Syringes with the BD Ultra-FineTM needle ½mL 12.7mm 30G, Catalog # 328466, because some polybags in the lot are incorrectly labeled as BD Ultra-FineTM needle ½mL 8mm 31G, Catalog # 328468. The shelf carton is correctly labeled as BD Insulin Syringes with the BD Ultra-FineTM needle ½mL 12.7mm 30G. The affected recalled lot was distributed from February 15, 2017 to present. The polybags of BD Insulin Syringes with the BD Ultra-FineTM needle that are incorrectly labeled as ½mL 8mm 31G, contain syringes that are ½mL 12.7mm 30G. This may represent a health hazard to patients using the product affected by this recall. Using a 12.7mm needle for injection when an 8mm was intended, could result in an increased risk of an inadvertent intramuscular injection, which may lead to unanticipated hypoglycemia.

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