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National Patient Safety Alert – NatPSA/2021/001/MHRA

Published on 11 March 2021

From: Health Facilities Scotland

NatPSA/2021/001/MHRA - Supply disruption of sterile infusion sets and connectors manufactured by Becton Dickinson (BD)

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Becton Dickinson (BD) have notified MHRA that the sterility of some of their devices cannot be guaranteed due to quality issues with their third-party sterilisation provider. BD is recalling all affected stock of the following products:

  • Infusion sets for specific Alaris pumps
  • Gravity infusion sets and connectors

Although the devices are likely to be sterile this cannot be guaranteed so there is a very small risk of infection from treatment with these devices. There will be supply disruption whilst BD transfer products to a new sterilisation provider.

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