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Product Recall B Braun Vasofix® Safety, Vasofix® Certo and VasoVet G24 FSP2156 and FSP2213 (ICN 1590)

Important Customer Notice Recall

Ref: 2022/1590 ICN Number: 1590

Alert: 

  • B Braun Melsungen AG has issued a Field Safety Notice to proactively recall the below batches of Vasofix® Safety, Vasofix® Certo and VasoVet G24.
  • B Braun Melsungen AG identified that the injection port of affected products might be leaky.
  • The defect might result in potentially critical clinical consequences for the patient such as a blood loss, underdosage or delay of therapy.
  • The defect is due to a production deviation starting from September 2019 onwards. The corrective action has been implemented in June 2020. All batches manufactured from July 2020 onwards are not affected.

Products Affected:

  • Of the products affected one is available from NHS Supply Chain, FSP2156.
  • The affected product can also be found in a procedure pack, FSP2213, manufactured by Pennine Healthcare.
  • FSP2213 is no longer available to order from NHS Supply Chain.
  • Only batches noted in the Field Safety Notices are affected.
NPC Product Description Supplier Code/ MPC Manufacturer Route
FSP2156 Safety Cannula Ported With Wings Yellow 24G x 19mm PUR 4269071S-01 B Braun Stocked
FSP2213 Safety Cannulation Pack Yellow 24G x 19mm Ported with wings containing drape RMT552106 Pennine Healthcare No Longer Available to Order
  • NHS Supply Chain stocks have been checked and future orders will be of different batch numbers.

Next Steps:

  • Read and follow the full instructions in the Field Safety Notice and share with all users of the affected products.
  • Cease use immediately and quarantine the affected batch numbers.
  • Where affected product/ batch numbers are identified, please contact your NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor to arrange a return for full credit (reason code 7 Supplier Recall).
  • All products to be returned no later than Friday 8 April 2022.

If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1590 B Braun Field Safety Notice

    A PDF of the Field Safety Notice for B Braun ICN 1590.
  • 1590 Pennine Healthcare Field Safety Notice

    A PDF of Pennines Field Safety Notice for ICN 1590.