Product Recall Vygon (UK) SOL-M Blunt Fill Needle 18G 40mm No Filter FTR1922 (ICN 1619)

Important Customer Notice Recall

Ref: 2022/1619 ICN Number: 1619

Alert: 

  • The Legal Manufacturer, Sol-Millennium, has issued a Field Safety Notice (FSN) for specific batches of Blunt Fill Needle 18G 40mm No Filter.
  • Sol-Millennium has determined an increase in coring of the vial rubber stoppers of medication, when reconstituting diluent and accessing vials.
  • Once the medication is reconstituted, visible pieces of rubber were found floating in the medication, in the barrel of the syringe used to aspirate the medication, and in the IV bag used to administer the medication.

Products Affected:

  • The affected product is available from NHS Supply Chain as:
NPC Product Description Supplier Code/ MPC Affected Batches
FTR1922 Safety Needle Blunt Fill Drawing Up 18G x 40mm (1.5 inch) Sterile 110022 Specific batches as noted in the FSN
  • The affected product was supplied by Vygon (UK) Ltd between November 2020 and February 2022.
  • Any affected batches held within NHS Supply Chain stock have been quarantined and orders will be fulfilled with unaffected stock.

Next Steps:

  • Read and follow the full instructions in the Field Safety Notice see our Downloads ▼ section and share with all users of the affected products.
  • Vygon has confirmed any customers who have purchased the affected batches of this product through NHS Supply Chain will be credited upon receipt of the items.
  • 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 6 May 2022.

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

Downloads ▼

  • 1619 Vygon Field Safety Notice

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1619.
  • 1619 Vygon UK Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1619.
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