MARCH 2006

WEEK ENDING MARCH 4

PRODUCT
Human Tissue for Transplantation
a) Tricortical Wedge (R) 1.5 x 2.5 cm, Freeze Dried Irradiated;
b) Tricortical Wedge ( L ) 1.7 x 3.0 cm, Fresh Frozen Irradiated;
c) Cancellous Crushed 60.0 cc, Freeze Dried, Irradiated;
d) Cancellous Crushed 30.0 cc Freeze Dried, Irradiated;
e) Achilles Tendon OA ( R ) Fresh Frozen Irradiated;
f) Achilles Tendon OA ( L ) Fresh Frozen Irradiated;
g) Lumbar;
h) Cancellous Crushed 30.0 cc Fresh Frozen, Irradiated
CODE
a) Tissue 04091-002;
b) Tissue 04113-003;
c) Tissues 04091-008, 04101-008, 04103-002, 04103-003, 04105-003;
d) Tissues 04091-005, 04091-006, 04091-007, 04101-006, 04101-007, 04102-004, 04102-005,
04104-003, 04104-004, 04104-005, 04105-002, 04109-003, 04109-004, 04120-004, 04124-003,
04124-004, 04138-002, 04138-003, 04140-002, 04143-002, 04143-003, 04146-001, 04152-001;
e) Tissues 04101-003, 04123-004;
f) Tissues 04101-004, 04123-003;
g) Tissues 03049-001, 03051-001, 04091-001, 04102-001, 04103-001, 04104-001, 04105-001,
04106-001, 04107-001, 04108-001, 04109-001, 04113-001, 04120-001, 04122-001, 04123-001,
04124-001;
h) Tissue 04108-002
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Central Texas Regional Blood & Tissue Center, Austin, TX
Manufacturer: Biomedical Tissue Services, Fort Lee, NJ
REASON Human tissues, procured from donors without adequate donor eligibility determinations, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 51 allografts
DISTRIBUTION TX and CO

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells,
b) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE
a) Unit number: 6593705;
b) Unit numbers: 9020193, 6596488
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Belle Bonfils Memorial Blood Center, Denver, CO
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units
DISTRIBUTION CO and NC

PRODUCT Human Corneal Tissues for Transplantation
CODE Tissues: CI044108 OD and CI044108 OS
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Michigan Eye Bank, Ann Arbor, MI
REASON Human Corneas, collected from an ineligible donor, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 tissues
DISTRIBUTION MI, CA and Germany

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 9042712
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Belle Bonfils Memorial Blood Center, Denver, CO
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MS

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 04FP77650
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Platelets, possibly contaminated with Micrococcus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MD

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Whole Blood
CODE
a) Unit number: 1067760;
b) Unit number 1086845
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Northwest Florida Blood Center, Inc., Pensacola, FL
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for the antibodies to human T lymphotropic virus, types I and II (anti-HTLV-I/II), but were collected from an ineligible donor due to previous positive testing for anti-HTLV-I/II, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION FL

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced,
b) Red Blood Cells (Apheresis) Leukocytes Reduced (distributed as split product)
c) Platelets Leukocytes Reduced
d) Fresh Frozen Plasma
e) Cryoprecipitated AHF
f) Plasma Cryoprecipitate Reduced
g) Recovered Plasma
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 1136792, 1040212, 1011245;
b) Unit numbers: 1048247-1, 1048247-2;
c) Unit numbers: 1040212, 1011245;
d) Unit number: 1136792;
e) Unit numbers: 1040212, 1011245;
f) Unit number: 1040212;
g) Unit number: 1011245
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hoxworth Blood Center, Cincinnati, OH
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased risk for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 12 units
DISTRIBUTION OH and FL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells
CODE Unit number: 7836225
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Southeastern Community Blood Center, Tallahassee, FL
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION FL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 04KS96130
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION VT
 

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 04T40641
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MA

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit number: ST0870043
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Stillwater Plasma Center, LLC, Stillwater, OK
REASON Blood product, which was untested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by the nucleic acid test (NAT0 method, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION Germany

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 04LJ24645
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MA

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis Leukoreduced
CODE Unit numbers: 04GP60728
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA 
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 unit split
DISTRIBUTION MA

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells
CODE Unit number: 9206958
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Life Source, Glenview, IL
Manufacturer: Life Source Westmont, Westmont, IL
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION IL

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma
CODE Unit number: 11FH01193
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Missouri-Illinois Region, St. Louis, MO
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who provided post donation information regarding multiple high-risk behaviors, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION CA

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
b) Red Blood Cells Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
c) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated
d) Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 11337-1547, 11339-2345, 11339-2346, 11339-1681, 11338-8736, 11339-2833, 11339-2834, 11339-6274, 11339-6275, 11339-6277, 11339-6280, 11338-8799;
b) Unit numbers: 11339-2494 (parts 1 & 2);
c) Unit numbers: 11337-1540, 11339-1780;
d) Unit numbers: 11337-1540, 11337-1547, 11339-2345
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX
REASON Blood products, collected from donors for whom donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 19 units
DISTRIBUTION NM, TX, and Switzerland

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 2170881
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Kentucky Blood Center, Inc., Lexington, KY
REASON Blood product, corresponding to a unit of platelets contaminated with Propionibacterium acnes, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION KY

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: BFVFDK, BFTMSM, BFTLZK, BFTHBT, BFTGTW, BFTFXW, BFSFLB
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma Inc., Fort Worth, TX
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 7 units
DISTRIBUTION IL and Germany

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE Unit number: 55J48091
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock, AR
REASON Blood product, prepared from a whole blood unit with a discrepant collection time, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION AR

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: 11338-8736, 11339-1681, 11339-1780, 11339-2833, 11339-2834
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX.
REASON Blood products, collected from donors for whom donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units
DISTRIBUTION NM, TX, and Switzerland

WEEK ENDING MARCH 11

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 11339-4665
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX
REASON Blood product, manufactured from a unit of Whole Blood that was designated as a low volume collection, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NM

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 113469013
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX
REASON Blood product, manufactured from an unsuitable donor based on travel to an area considered endemic for malaria, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Apheresis, Leukocyte Reduced
CODE Unit: 11347347 (Bags 1 & 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening was incomplete, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION NM

PRODUCT Platelets, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 49GV26362
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Southwest Region, Tulsa, OK
REASON Blood product associated with a unit of Red Blood Cells that contained clots, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 4204008
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Southeastern Community Blood Center, Tallahassee, FL
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION FL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 11342-1675
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., El Paso, TX
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NM

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Apheresis
CODE Unit: GV76365
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, with a hemoglobin below the acceptable range, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION PA

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 06FS82042
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Southern California Region, Pomona, CA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION CA

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 04LQ35545
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NY

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Cryoprecipitated AHF
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE a), b), and c) Unit: 53C03234
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who had been deferred after receiving a blood transfusion, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units
DISTRIBUTION MD and D.C.

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit: WSG009430
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Houston, TX
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor in which donor suitability was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION Spain

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Units: 21FP24437, 21FP24438, 21KT00990, 21KT00993
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Southwest Region, Tulsa, OK
REASON Platelets, which were not stored under continuous agitation and controlled temperature, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated
CODE Unit: S56514
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER HCSC-Blood Center, Bethlehem, PA
REASON Blood product, quality control tested with expired reagent, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION PA

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated
CODE Unit: D145521
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, WA
REASON Blood product, out of controlled storage for 90 minutes, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION WA

PRODUCT  Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced
CODE
Units: 38GP23754 (2 units),
38GP23774, 38GP23775 (2 units),
38GP23786 (2 units),
38P98742 (2 units),
38P98744 (2 units),
38P98750 (2 units),
38P98753 (2 units),
38P98770 (2 units),
38P98784 (2 units),
38P98792 (2 units),
38P98801 (2 units),
38P98811 (2 units),
38P98812 (2 units),
38P98820 (2 units),
38P98846 (2 units),
38P98870 (2 units),
38P98872, 38P98878 (2 units),
38P98880 (2 units),
38P98896 (2 units)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Indiana-Ohio Region, Fort Wayne, IN
REASON Blood products, with un-verified platelet counts, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 40 units
DISTRIBUTION IN and OH

WEEK ENDING MARCH 18 

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Units: 390026474, 390026862, 390027539, 390027961, 390028191, 390028598, 390028885, 390033114, 390034877
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Houston , TX
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 9 units
DISTRIBUTION Spain

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Units: 390023514, 390023791, 390032331, 390032554, 390033079, 390033363, 390033574
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Houston , TX
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 7 units
DISTRIBUTION Spain

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit: 011GR53659
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Missouri-Illinois Region, St, Louis, MO
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor in which donor suitability was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MO

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Platelets, Leukocytes Reduced
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 7963144, 7963155, 7963151, 7963148, 7963449, 2242167, 7963430, 7963437, 7963147;
b) Unit numbers 7963144, 7963148, 7963151, 7963155, 2242167;
c) Unit numbers: 7963144, 7963155, 2242167
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Life Source, Glenview , IL 
REASON Blood products, collected from donors whose health history screening was inadequately performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 17 units
DISTRIBUTION IL and PA

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells
CODE Unit number: S27452
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Illinois Community Blood Center , Springfield , IL
REASON Blood product, collected from an unsuitable donor based on travel to an area considered endemic for malaria, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION IL

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
c) Platelets Leukocytes Reduced,
CODE
a) Unit number: 0869833;
b) Unit numbers: 0958904, 0951844, 0927972, 0899403;
c) Unit numbers: 0951844, 0927972, 0899403
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hoxworth Blood Center , Cincinnati , OH
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who had emigrated from a country with malarial endemic areas, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 8 units
DISTRIBUTION OH, IN, and KY

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells (Apheresis) Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 1158274 (half of double unit)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hoxworth Blood Center , Cincinnati , OH
REASON Blood product, corresponding to a red cell apheresis unit which was contaminated with alpha hemolytic streptococcus and involved in a transfusion reaction, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION OH

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis
CODE Unit number: 71X17854X
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Life South Community Blood Center , Gainesville , FL  REASON Blood product, with platelet count below the specified minimum requirement, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION FL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 11GR63308
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, St. Louis , MO , REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION CA 

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced,
b) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated
CODE
a) Unit number: 9528228;
b) Unit number: 9527635
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Indiana Regional Blood Center , Indianapolis , IN 
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION IN

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells
CODE Unit number: 4204010
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Southeastern Community Blood Center , Tallahassee , FL
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION GA

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced,
b) Red Blood Cells
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma
d) Recovered Plasma

CODE
a) Unit numbers: 55F01528, 55F03960, 55FK23434, 55FS07462, 55H00925, 55H03154, 55H74102, 55H80233, 55H81837, 55H95935, 55S17518, 55Y24058;
b) Unit numbers: 55F61764, 55F69702, 55FK03764, 55H43559, 55H45157, 55H53538, 55H55345, 55H61731, 55R05615, 55R92515, 55R96469, 55S81623, 55S98344;
c) Unit numbers: 55F01528, 55FK23434;
d) Unit numbers: 55F03960, 55H00925, 55H03154, 55H95935
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock , AK
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of hepatitis A, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 31 units
DISTRIBUTION KY, AR, TN and MO

 

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit numbers: 55FM09792 (parts 1 & 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock, AK
REASON Platelets, which were possibly contaminated with Staphylococcus epidermidis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION AR

 

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 55P45338
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock, AK
REASON Platelets, which were possibly contaminated with gram-negative bacilli, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION AR

 

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 55FP26004
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock, AK
REASON Platelets, which were possibly contaminated with coagulase negative Staphylococcus, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION AR

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 1410880
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Coffee Memorial Blood Center, Inc., Amarillo , TX 
REASON Blood product, labeled with an incorrect expiration date, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Platelets
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 19GF27969, 19GF30466;
b) Unit number: 19GF30466
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Tennessee Valley Region, Nashville , TN 
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who emigrated from an area with increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Group O, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units
DISTRIBUTION TN

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Pheresis
CODE Unit numbers: S49169, S49160
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER HCSC Blood Center , Bethlehem , PA ,
REASON Blood products, which failed quality control specifications, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION PA

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 49FP18213 (part 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Southwest Region, Tulsa , OK 
REASON Blood product, associated with a unit of Platelets that was possibly contaminated with Staphylococcus epidermidis, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: S34191
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Illinois Community Blood Center , Springfield , IL
REASON Blood product, collected from an unsuitable donor based on travel to an area considered endemic for malaria, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION IL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 12K97726
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Carolinas Region, Charlotte , NC
REASON Blood product, collected from an unsuitable donor who had lived in an area considered endemic for malaria, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NC

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Platelets
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 36GQ13948
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, South Carolina Region, Columbia , SC
REASON Blood products, collected from an unsuitable donor based on travel to an area considered endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION GA and SC
 
PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit number: F-04346-072
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Long Beach , CA 
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose suitability was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION CA

PRODUCT Cryoprecipitated AHF
CODE Unit number: 18FK93076
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Great Lakes Region, Lansing , MI 
REASON Blood product, prepared from a whole blood unit with a discrepant collection time, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION MI

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: 7963151, 7963148, 7963449, 7963430, 7963437, 7963147
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Life Source, Glenview , IL
REASON Blood products, collected from donors whose health history screening was inadequately performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 6 units
DISTRIBUTION Switzerland

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: 390026314, 390026908, 390029376, 390033936, 390034379, 390034585
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA Inc., Houston , TX 
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor with an incomplete medical history, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 6 units
DISTRIBUTION Spain

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma (Apheresis)
CODE Unit numbers: 16GJ32136, 16KF46738, 16KF46747, 16KF46753, 16KF46770, 16KF46772, 16KF46806, 16KF46807
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Western Lake Erie Region, Toledo  OH

REASON Blood products, for which shipping conditions were undocumented, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 8 units
DISTRIBUTION OH

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 49GP23872
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Southwest Region, Tulsa , OK 
REASON Blood product, which was labeled leukoreduced but was not tested to determine the white blood cell count as required in the firmís standard operating procedures, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 6884226
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Coffee Memorial Blood Center, Inc., Amarillo , TX 
REASON Blood product, possibly out of controlled storage for more than 30 minutes during leukoreduction, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TX

PRODUCT
a) Platelets
b) Platelets, Irradiated
c) Cryoprecipitated AHF
d) Plasma
e) Plasma, Cryoprecipitate Reduced,
f) Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 20LC35558, 20LY24982, 20J20759, 20M12427, 20V10216, 20E18737,
20L08344, 20L03871, 20LY25179, 20E24984, 20S16574, 20J23542, 20J31644, 20LC40479,
20LC42494, 20LC31887, 20S16175, 20W07749, 20Q06637, 20S18274, 20S19396, 20S20015,
20H22832, 20L05558, 20L10916, 20S20043;
b) Unit numbers: 20S16784, 20X06239;
c) Unit numbers: 20GM66644, 20GM52701, 20GC09770, 20GM47396, 20GM54517, 20GC11924, 20V66336, 20GZ06587, 20GM60477, 20GZ06044, 20GM47217, 20GM47402, 20GZ14241
d) Unit numbers: 20GM47217, 20GM47396, 20GZ06044, 20GZ06587, 20GC09770, 20GM47402
e) Unit numbers: 20GM54517, 20GM66644, 20GC17095, 20GM52701, 20GZ14241, 20V66336
f) Unit numbers: 20S08009, 20E24984, 20S07006, 20J36485, 20K18675, 20S07859, 20S11028,
20T14251, 20X06239, 20K42128, 20S21398, 20W07862, 20GM56473, 20GM58995, 20GM66973, 20H45488, 20K35169, 20LC30798, 20T09180, 20LZ13098, 20K42415, 20Q16012, 20S16175, 20S16784, 20T13848, 20V29639, 20LC40479, 20LC42013, 20LC33359, 20GC10404, 20E17407, 20E20592, 20J22920, 20J24981, 20J35933, 20J47822, 20K21758, 20K66139, 20L03871, 20L08344, 20L08628, 20L11138, 20M08108, 20M10263, 20M10324, 20Q16011, 20S08862, 20S13057, 20S14546, 20S16574, 20S16850, 20S18274, 20S20043, 20S30521, 20T09509, 20V06863, 20V10216, 20V13835, 20V17474, 20H46307, 20W07753, 20LC42757, 20H23105, 20J19522, 20K39551, 20S11390, 20T39028, 20LS04670, 20K42979, 20LC31887, 20LC33589, 20LS04008, 20M23936, 20LC38741, 20LC41859, 20LC63078, 20LY24982, 20LY25179, 20L09196, 20K35154, 20LC35558, 20S20015, 20W07750,
20J23542, 20K21295, 20L10916, 20M12427, 20S16776, 20S27273, 20S49460, 20V06033,
20M15052, 20T09548
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Lewis and Clark Region, Boise , ID 
REASON Blood products, prepared from whole blood units with a discrepant collection time, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 146 units
DISTRIBUTION AZ, CA, ID, MT, NY, OR, and UT

PRODUCT Platelets
CODE Unit number: 9421376
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Community Blood Centers of South Florida, Inc., Lauderhill , FL
REASON Blood product, which tested negative for the antibody to the human immunodeficiency virus (anti-HIV), but was collected from a donor who previously tested repeatedly reactive for HIV and negative by Western blot test, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NY

WEEK ENDING MARCH 25

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Deglycerolized
CODE Unit number: 71N112433
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeSouth Community Blood Center, Gainesville, FL
REASON Blood product, which was not deglycerolized in accordance with specifications, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION FL

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit number: 6908785
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Coffee Memorial Blood Center Inc., Amarillo, TX
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose suitability to donate was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION TN

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Apheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit numbers: 12KT28263 (Bag 1 and 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Carolinas Region, Charlotte, NC
REASON Blood products, collected from an unsuitable donor who had traveled to an area considered endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION NC

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit number: 04FNCB8494
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER BioLife Plasma Services L.P., Fayetteville, NC
REASON Blood product, not properly quarantined after the receipt of post donation information related to a recent tattoo and piercing, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NC

PRODUCT Platelet pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced (Part 2)
CODE Unit number: 03LY14644
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Southern Region, Atlanta, GA
REASON Plateletpheresis, with an elevated platelet count, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION GA

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: JK0004400, JK0004648, JK0004935, JK0005720, JK0006527, JK0007402, JK0007703, JK0009410, JK0009579, JK0010225, JK0010491, JK0011168, JK0011415, JK0011958, JK0012154
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER DCI Biologicals Orlando LLC, Jacksonville, FL
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who had not had an annual physical performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 15 units
DISTRIBUTION NC

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced,
c) Red Blood Cells, Apheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
CODE
a) Unit number: 042GF00934;
b) Unit number: 042FC17808;
c) Unit numbers: 042C18461 and 042C18462 (split unit)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Northern Ohio Region, Cleveland, OH
REASON Blood products, which were incorrectly tested for syphilis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units
DISTRIBUTION OH

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE Unit number: W001605002207
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Department of the Air Force, 88th Medical Group/SGQC, Wright Patterson AFB, OH
REASON Blood product, mislabeled as to ABO/Rh, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit
DISTRIBUTION NJ

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Recovered Plasma
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 7271261
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeSource, Glenview, IL
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who provided post donation information regarding multiple high-risk behaviors, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units
DISTRIBUTION CA and IL

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE Unit numbers: 55C04664, 55C04757, 55C04758, 55R59723
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Region, Little Rock, AK
REASON Blood products, stored at an unacceptable temperature, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units
DISTRIBUTION AR

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced,
c) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated
d) Red Blood Cells, Apheresis, Leukocytes Reduced
e) Platelets, Leukocytes Reduced,
f) Fresh Frozen Plasma
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 042GQ03072, 042GW02051, 042GW02055, 042GF00933, 042GQ03068, 042GQ03071, 042GW02056, 042GF00932, 042GQ03070, 042GW02049, 042GQ03067, 042GQ03073, 042GW02053, 042GW02052, 042GW02050, 042GW02054, 042GF00931;
b) Unit numbers 042FF92662, 042FF92675, 042FF92708, 042FF92709, 042FF92710, 042FF92711, 042GC14448, 042L23763, 042L23818, 042L23820, 042L23824,042L23825, 042L23826, 042L23835, 042M15910, 042FF92666, 042FF92670, 042FF92673, 042FF92705, 042FF92716, 042FF92717, 042FF92720, 042FF92724, 042FG14523, 042FG14537, 042FH37221, 042FH37223, 042FP08123, 042FP08127, 042FQ23477, 042FX41613, 042FX41616, 042GC14449, 042GC14451, 042GC14459, 042GC14475, 042GC14478, 042GC14483, 042GC14484, 042GC14487, 042GS05747, 042GS05748, 042GS05749, 042GS05750, 042GS05751, 042GS05755, 042GS05758, 042GS05759, 042H45085, 042H45088, 042H45097, 042H45102, 042H45104, 042H45105, 042H45106, 042H45107, 042H45116, 042H45118, 042L23749, 042L23792, 042L23794, 042L23798, 042L23805, 042L23806, 042L238070, 42L23808, 042L23810, 042L23811, 042L23819, 042L23821, 042L23822, 042L23827, 042L23828, 042L23829, 042L23830,042L23833, 042L23837, 042M15914, 042R81015, 042R81017, 042R81022, 042R81023, 042R81027,
042R81032, 042R81035, 042R81036, 042R81037, 042R81040, 042S07657, 042S07661, 042S07662, 042S07663, 042S07668, 042S07670, 042S07674, 042S07681, 042S07682, 042L23746, 042X05722, 042X05725, 042X05726, 042X05729, 042G55415, 042FY62172, 042GS05764, 042X05696, 042F61478, 042FF92683, 042FF92712, 042GS05761, 042R81031, 042R81038, 042X05632, 042X05633, 042X05643, 042FP08142, 042FX41611, 042T35758, 042T35765, 042X05634, 042X05636, 042X05639, 042FH37233, 042GC14469, 042GS05760, 042GS05763, 042GS05765, 042H45103, 042L23836, 042R81029, 042S07730, 042X05721, 042H45100, 042L23785, 042FC17800, 042FC17802, 042FC17807, 042FC17818, 042FG14548, 042FG14550, 042FQ23466, 042FQ23479, 042FX41612, 042FX41614, 042H45092, 042H45101, 042L23751, 042L23831, 042S07689, 042FF92676, 042FG14528, 042FG14531, 042FG14536, 042GC14485, 042GC14486, 042GS05742, 042L23755, 042R81039, 042S07673, 042H45117, 042L23780, 042FY62166, 042FY62173, 042F61476, 042F61477, 042F61482, 042FC17793, 042FC17799, 042FC17816, 042GS05739, 042GS05757, 042H45110, 042H45111, 042L23743, 042L23744, 042L23745, 042L23747, 042L23773, 042L23779, 042L23783, 042L23786, 042R81014, 042R81021, 042FY62170, 042FC17796, 042FC17797, 042FC17803, 042FC17805, 042FC17806, 042FC17809, 042FC17815, 042FC17817, 042FF92672, 042FF92674, 042FF92677, 042FP08145, 042FQ23468, 042FQ23473, 042FQ23475, 042GS05753, 042GS05754, 042H45093, 042H45119, 042L23760, 042L23764, 042L23767, 042S07728, 042S07729, 042S07732, 042T35754, 042T35756, 042T35759, 042T35761, 042T35764, 042X05705, 042X05706, 042X05707, 042X05710, 042X05711, 042X05723, 042X05730, 042FJ31992, 042FJ31998,
042FJ32002, 042FJ32003, 042FJ32006, 042FJ32008, 042FH37219, 042FH37222, 042FH37226, 042FH37234, 042GC14488, 042GS05744, 042H45096, 042H45109, 042L23788, 042L23801, 042L23809, 042L23812, 042S07664, 042FJ32001, 042FY62164, 042FF92682, 042FF92685, 042FF92686, 042FG14520, 042FG14530, 042FH37218, 042FP08119, 042FP08122, 042FP08126, 042FP08129, 042FP08137, 042FQ23488, 042FQ23489, 042FX41606, 042GC14465, 042H45091, 042H45108, 042L23816, 042R81024, 042S07666, 042X05647, 042X05649, 042X05650, 042G55406, 042G55408, 042G55409, 042G55413, 042G55416, 042FF92681, 042FQ23487, 042L23757, 042S07669, 042L23759, 042FH37214, 042FH37229, 042G55426, 042FF92667, 042FF92678, 042FF92680, 042L23775, 042F61481, 042FH37236, 042FQ23471, 042L23776, 042L23778, 042L23790, 042S07686, 042S07687, 042S07688, 042X05642, 042FJ32011, 042G55421, 042T35748,
042FY62167, 042FY62168, 042FC17819, 042GS05740, 042FG14551, 042FG14553, 042FG14554, 042FG14555, 042FQ23470, 042FQ23472, 042FQ23474, 042FQ23478, 042FQ23483, 042FQ23485, 042FQ23486, 042H45112, 042H45120, 042H45121, 042L23748, 042L23761, 042M15919, 042S07676, 042G55405, 042G55410, 042G55414, 042G55418, 042G55422, 042G55423, 042G55425, 042FP08138, 042FP08139, 042FQ23465, 042FQ23481, 042S07721, 042S07731, 042X05704, 042X05709, 042X05712, 042X05717, 042X05718, 042X05621, 042FG14521, 042GC14473, 042GS05756, 042L23834, 042S07672, 042X05600, 042X05605, 042X05610, 042X05617, 042X05618, 042X05620, 042X05626, 042T35729, 042T35738, 042T35745, 042T35750, 042H45114, 042G55407, 042G55420, 042FH37220, 042FP08121, 042FP08125, 042FP08128, 042FP08132, 042GC14466, 042H45086, 042H45090, 042H45095, 042H45099, 042L23777, 042L23787, 042L23815, 042R81026, 042X05604, 042X05606, 042X05614, 042X05627, 042X05637, 042X05644, 042G55419, 042T35752, 042FF92719, 042FG14524, 042FG14525, 042FG14529, 042FH37227, 042FH37231, 042FH37235, 042L23756, 042S07667, 042X05631, 042T35731, 042T35747, 042FF92663, 042FF92664, and 042FF92722;
c) Unit number: 42F61481;
d) Unit numbers: 042C18457 (split unit), 042C18458 (split unit), 042C18459 (split unit), 042C18463
(split unit), 042C18466 (split unit), 042Y47001, 042C18465, (split unit), 042E52663 (split unit),
042E52667 (split unit), 042C18464 (split unit), 042E52655 (split unit), 042Y47000 (split unit),
042Y47002, 042E52657 (split unit), 042E52661 (split unit), 042C18467 (split unit), 042E52666,
and 042E52662;
e) Unit numbers 042FX41606, 042FX41613, 042FX41614, 042FX41616, 042GS05747, 042GS05748, 042GS05754, 042GS05757, 042GS05764, 042X05607, 042X05609, 042X05611, 042X05615, 042X05617, 042X05618, 042X05619, 042X05620, 042X05623, 042X05625, 042X05628, 042X05629, 042X05630, 042X05631, 042X05632, 042X05633, 042X05634, 042X05636, 042X05637, 042X05638, 042X05639, 042X05641, 042X05644, 042X05645, 042X05648, 042T35729, 042T35738, 042T35745, 042T35750, 042F08143, 042F41609, 042G05762, 042X05709, 042X05717, 042X05719, 042F41612, 042G05763, 042F08139, 042F08141, 042F08145, 042F08147, 042G05765, 042S07721, 042S07728, 042S07731, 042S07732, 042T35753, 042T35754, 042T35756, 042T35759, 042T35764, 042X05603, 042X05608, 042X05613, 042X05614, 042X05624, 042X05626, 042X05700, 042X05705, 042X05707, 042X05711, 042X05718, 042X05725, 042X05726, 042F31992, 042F31993, 042F32001, 042F32002, 042F32005, 042F32006, 042F32009, 042T35744, 042T35749, 042T35752, 042X05704, 042X05712, 042X05721, 042X05723, 042X05730, 042F32011, 042S07722, 042X05706, 042T35731, 042X05650, 042FP08142, 042GS05751,
042GS05755, 042X05697, 042X05713, 042X05635, 042T35755, 042T35757, 042T35760, 042T35763, 042F31995, 042F31996, 042T35748, 042F41607, 042F41608, 042G05750, 042G05752, 042G05758, 042G05759, 042G05761, 042T35758, 042X05600, 042X05604, 042X05605, 042X05606, 042X05610, 042X05696, 042X05710, 042X05722, 042X05728, 042X05729, 042X05642, 042X05647, 042X05649, 042X05640, 042X05643, 042X05646, 042T35730, 042T35732, 042T35742, and 042T35734;
f) Unit numbers 042FP08147, 042FX41609, 042FX41615, 042GS05764, 042X05726, 042FJ31997, 042FJ32007, 042FJ32010, 042FJ32012, 042T35732, 042T35734,
042FJ31995, 042T35735, 042T35736, and 042T35737
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Northern Ohio Region, Cleveland, OH
REASON Blood products, which were incorrectly tested for syphilis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 591 units
DISTRIBUTION OH

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced
CODE Unit numbers: 2800037 (distributed as 2 split products), 2800052, 4728036
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Indiana Regional Blood Center, Indianapolis, IN
REASON Blood products, labeled leukoreduced but with white blood counts that had not been verified, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units
DISTRIBUTION IN