BD British recall
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Firm removes reusable Vacutainer needle-holder from UK market in response to concerns voiced by British healthcare groups about "the risk of needlestick injury and cross contamination of patient blood," an Aug. 26 medical device alert from the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency states. BD is replacing the reusable holder with a single-use iteration. The firm suggests remaining inventory be used and then discarded as a single-use model...
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