A medical device alert has been issued for Microtainer safety flow lancets. The single-use capillary blood sampling device is used to puncture the skin to take samples of capillary blood.
They have the potential to cause a sharps injury to users as the blade may become loose and then separate from the main body on activation of the device. The product codes affected are:
If you do have lancets with any of the above product codes, do not use them. Contact the manufacturers at:
Customer ServicesBD Preanalytical SystemsThe Danby BuildingEdmund Halley RoadOxford Science ParkOxfordOX4 4DQ