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February 14, 2001                                                  01-06

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: BIOLOGICS -- CLASS II

__________
PRODUCTS:  
a) Red Blood Cells. Recall #B-388-1;  b) Recovered Plasma.  Recall #B-
389-1
CODE:
a) Unit  23140-5067;  b)  Unit  23140-5067
MANUFACTURER:     
United Blood Services,  Billings, MT 
RECALLED BY:	
Blood Systems, Inc.  Scottsdale, AZ by telephone on October 23, 2000 and 
by letter dated November 3, 2000.  Firm-initiated recall complete. 
DISTRIBUTION:
Montana.  
QUANTITY:
Two units.
REASON:   
Blood products, collected in a manner that compromised the sterility of 
the units, were distributed.	
_________
PRODUCT:
Red Blood Cells, Leukocyte Reduced. Recall #B-435-1.
CODE:
Unit 612942.
MANUFACTURER:
Blood Centers of the Pacific, Peninsula South Bay Center, Burlingame, CA.
RECALLED BY:
Blood Centers of the Pacific, Irwin Center, San Francisco, CA. by letter 
dated October 20, 1999.  Firm-initiated recall complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
California.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON: 	
Blood product, which was collected from a donor who traveled to a malaria 
endemic area, was distributed.
_________
PRODUCT:
Source Plasma.  Recall #B-439-1.
CODE:
Units 98AIAB5307; 98AIAB5536; 98AIAB5895; 98AIAB5957.
MANUFACTURER:
Community Bio-Resources, Inc., Ames, IA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by facsimile dated January 4, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Austria
QUANTITY:
Four units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor whose partner had tested positive 
for Hepatitis B, were distributed.
_________
PRODUCT:
Platelet, Pheresis.  Recall #B-450-1.
CODE:
Unit 09P63386.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Midwest Region, Omaha, NE.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on December 30, 1997. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Nebraska
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood product, mislabeled as CMV antibody negative was shipped.
_________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-455-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-456-1; c) 
Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-457-1.
CODE:
a) Units 18S42122 and 18R53862; b) unit 18R53862; c) units 18S42122 and 
18R53862.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross, Great Lakes Region, Lansing, MI.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letters dated April 2 and 3, 1998. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Michigan.
QUANTITY:
Five units.
REASON:
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who had close contact 
with an individual with hepatitis, were distributed.
_________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-458-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-459-1; c) 
Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall #B-460-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 3443670; b) unit 3443670; c) units 3443670.
MANUFACTURER:
Michigan Community Blood Centers, Grand Valley Blood Program, Grand 
Rapids, MI.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated December l0, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Michigan.
QUANTITY:
Three units.
REASON:
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who had a history of 
jaundice, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-461-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-462-1; c) 
Cryoprecipitated AHF. Recall #B-463-1; d) Recovered Plasma.  Recall #B-
464-1.
CODE:
a) Units 6240871 and 6238468; b) unit 6240871; c) unit 6238468; d) units 
6240871 and 6238468.
MANUFACTURER:
Michigan Community Blood Centers, Grand Valley Blood Program, Grand 
Rapids, MI.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated December l0, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Michigan, Texas, and Switzerland.
QUANTITY:
Six units.
REASON:
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who had a history of 
jaundice, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-465-1; b)Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall #B-466-
1.
CODE:
a) Unit 8120965; b) unit 8120965.
MANUFACTURER:
Michigan Community Blood Centers, Traverse City, MI.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated September l4, 1998. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Michigan.
QUANTITY:
Two units.
REASON:
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who had a history of 
jaundice, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-467-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-468-1; c) 
Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-469-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 27V70270; b) unit 27V70270; c) units 27V70270.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated July l9, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
West Virginia.
QUANTITY:
Three units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-470-1; b)Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-471-1.
CODE:
a) Units 27FC81229, 27Y66597; b) units 27FC81229, 27Y66597.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated February l6, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania and Virginia.
QUANTITY:
Four units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis C, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-472-1; b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall #B-
473-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 27GJ13845; b) unit 27GJ13845.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated February 8, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY:
Two units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-474-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-475-1; 
c)Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall #B-476-1; d) Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-
477-1.
CODE:
a) Units 27GX00670, 27GW05537, 27GV42240; b) unit 27GV42240; c) units 
27GV42240;  d) units 27GX00670, 27GW05537.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated May l0, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
QUANTITY:
Seven units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor who provided post donation 
information regarding high risk behaviors, and a positive test for 
Hepatitis B, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-478-1; b) Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-479-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 27W82103; b) units 27W82103, 27GK00294. 
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letters dated May 26, 1999 June 29, 1999. Firm-initiated 
recall complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY:
Three units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-480-1; b) Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-481-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 27GM22886, 27GX05539; b) unit 27GM22886, 27GX05539.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Johnstown Region, Johnstown, PA..
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter on March 10, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY:
Four units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-486-1; b) Platelets, Recall #B-487-1; c) 
Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall #B-488-1;  Frozen Plasma.  Recall #B-489-1.
CODE:
a) Units 42FS55887, 42H19005, 42W11875; b) units 42FS55887,42H19005; c) 
units 42FS55887, 42H19005; d) unit 42W11875.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Northern Ohio Region, Cleveland , OH.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated August 8, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Ohio.
QUANTITY:
Eight units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of having tested 
positive for hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc), were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-490-1; b)Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-491-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 04C25250; b)unit 04C25250.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on May 24, 2000. And by letter dated June 5, 
2000.  Firm-initiated recall complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
New Hampshire.
QUANTITY:
Two units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor living with a father who had been 
diagnosed with hepatitis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells, Recall #B-492-1; b) Recovered Plasma. Recall #B-493-1.
CODE:
a) Unit 09GN72421; b) unit 09GN72421.
MANUFACTURER:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Midwest Region, Omaha, NE.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letters dated March 27 & 30, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
California.
QUANTITY:
Two units.
REASON:
Blood products, which tested negative for all required viral marker 
tests, but were collected from a donor who had previously tested positive 
for Hepatitis due to mononucleosis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Platelets, Recall #B-498-1.
CODE:
Unit 1696296.
MANUFACTURER:
Central Kentucky Blood Center, Lexington, KY.  
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated October 24, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Kentucky.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood producd, collected from a donor who had taken aspirin within 36 
hours of donation, was distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Source Plasma. Recall #B-501-1.
CODE:
Unit 98AIAB4447.
MANUFACTURER:
Community Bio-Resources, Inc., Ames, IA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by facsimile dated January l1, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Austria.
QUANTITY:
One units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor who had been immunized with MMR 
vaccine, within four weeks of the donations, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Source Plasma. Recall #B-502-1.
CODE:
Units 98AIAB3376, 98AIAB3604, 98AIAB4021.
MANUFACTURER:
Community Bio-Resources, Inc., Ames, IA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by facsimile dated December 3, 1998. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Austria.
QUANTITY:
Three units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor who had been immunized with MMR 
vaccine, within four weeks of the donations, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Source Plasma for manufacture only into in vitro diagnostic reagents for 
which there are not alternative sources. Recall #B-515-1.
CODE:
Unit LO067455.
MANUFACTURER:
Sera-Tec Biological Limited Partnership, Loraine, OH.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by facsimile dated May 30, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
California.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood product, which tested RIBA anti-HCV positive, was distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells. Recall #B-518-1.  b) Red Blood Cells, Irradiated.  
Recall #B-519-1. 
CODE:
a) Units 27J51089, 27J51092, and 27J51090; b) unit 27J51095. 
MANUFACTURER:
The American National Red Cross, Greater Alleghenies Region, Johnstown, 
PA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated February 2, 1998.  Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Virginia.
QUANTITY:
Four units.
REASON:
Blood products, incorrectly tested for syphilis, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Red Blood Cells. Recall #B-520-1.
CODE:
Unit 27J14201.
MANUFACTURER:
The American National Red Cross, Greater Alleghenies Region, Johnstown, 
PA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated April 23, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
West Virginia.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood product, manufactured from an overweight unit of Whole Blood, was 
distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
a)Red Blood Cells. Recall #B-521-1; b) Platelets. Recall #B-522-1; c) 
Fresh Frozen Plasma.  Recall #B-523-1.
CODE:
a)Unit 0485059; b) pool number 0071372 (pool included single donor unit 
0485059); c) unit 0485059.
MANUFACTURER:
Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 
Cincinnati, OH.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letters dated March 8, 2000 and June 5, 2000. Firm-
initiated recall complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Ohio and Kentucky.
QUANTITY:
Three units.
REASON:
Blood products, collected from a donor who should have been deferred 
based on a reported blood/body fluid exposure, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Red Blood Cells. Recall #B-524-1.
CODE:
Unit 27GS20999.
MANUFACTURER:
The American National Red Cross, Greater Alleghenies Region, Johnstown, 
PA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on June 22, 1999. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood products, untested for Cytomegalovirus (CMV), but labeled as CMV 
negative, was distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Source Plasma.  Recall #B-527-1.
CODE:
Units G-68267-099, G-65613-099, G-65277-099, G-64846-099, 
G-29146-099, G-28935-099, G-30131-099, and G-29970-099.
MANUFACTURER:
Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Sacramento, CA.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated January 5, 2000. Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
Tennessee, Italy, Spain, and Germany.
QUANTITY:
Eight units.
REASON:
Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were 
collected from an unsuitable donor tbased on previous reactive viral 
marker testing, were distributed.
________
PRODUCT:
Platelet, Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced.  Recall #B-528-1.
CODE:
Unit 12W40418.
MANUFACTURER:
American National Red Cross Services, The Carolina Region, Charlotte, NC.
RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on January 28, 2000.  Firm-initiated recall 
complete.
DISTRIBUTION:
North Carolina.
QUANTITY:
One unit.
REASON:
Blood product, with elevated platelet count, was distributed.

END OF ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2001

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