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Becton Dickinson recalls catheters following packaging problems

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Becton Dickinson (BD) has recalled certain batches of central venous and arterial catheters, and percutaneous sheath introducer kits, amid concerns that faults in the packaging process may have compromised the sterility of the products. The precautionary recall was issued on January 25, following four reports of incomplete sealing of the packaging, according to the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), in a recall notice posted on its website today.





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