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Product Recall Laborie injeTAK Adjustable Tip Needles FUQ116 and FUQ117 (ICN 2067)

Important Customer Notice Recall

Ref: 2023/2067 ICN Number: 2067

NHS Supply Chain Reference: 97


  • Laborie has issued a Field Safety Notice following a customer complaint involving a small hole found in the film of the sterile barrier of the injeTAK needle packaging (DIS201). Further investigation demonstrated that the issue was also present in product inventory (DIS199).
  • A breach of sterile barrier carries the risk of infection.

Products Affected:

  • The affected product codes are available from NHS Supply Chain:
NPC Product Description Supplier Code / MPC Route
FUQ116 Disposable Cytocopic Injection Needle 35cm DIS199 Blue Diamond
FUQ117 Disposable Cytocopic Injection Needle 70cm DIS201 Blue Diamond
  • Please refer to table 1 and 2 found on page two of the Field Safety Notice for affected lot 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 and quarantine any affected batches.
  • Contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor with full details of affected products for return for full credit, using reason code 7 Supplier recall.
  • All goods to be returned no later than Friday 21 April 2023.
  • The supplier has confirmed that future orders will be fulfilled with unaffected product.
  • If any adverse effects are experienced with the use of this product, please report it to Laborie Medical Technologies at and your local regulatory agency or competent authority.

If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 2067 Laborie Field Safety Notice 28 March 2023

    A PDF showing the Field Safety Notice for ICN 2067.
  • 2067 Laborie Customer Response Form 28 March 2023

    A PDF showing the response form for ICN 2067.