MARCH 2005

WEEK ENDING MARCH 5


PRODUCT Human Tissue for Transplantation. 
CODE 2004-12-6107, 2004-12-6108.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Heartland Lions Eye Bank, Kansas City, MO.,
REASON Human tissue for transplantation, procured from a donor who tested negative for antibody to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV), but was subsequently found to have tested positive for the hepatitis C virus by PCR testing, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 Corneas.
DISTRIBUTION Kansas City, MO.

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma. 
CODE Unit 0375106.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Inland Northwest Blood Center, Spokane, WA.
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor due to previous blood product administration, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION Austria.

PRODUCT Platelets, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit C62135, R34834.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER South Bend Medical Foundation, S. Bend, IN.
REASON Platelets, lacking quality control testing, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION IN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units C61920, C61921, H12672, H12708, R34645, R34648, R34650, R34663.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER South Bend Medical Foundation, S. Bend, IN.
REASON Red Cells, lacking proper pre-transfusion testing, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 8 units.
DISTRIBUTION IN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 11GE23823.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross Blood Services, St. Louis, MO.
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), but were collected from a donor who previously tested positive for HBsAg, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION MO.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 71M478630.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeSouth Community Blood Center, Marion Region, Ocala, FL.
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and for the antibody to Hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc), but were collected from a donor who had close contact with an individual who had positive test results for hepatitis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION AL and Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
c) Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced.
d) Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE
a) and b) Unit K56345;
c) and d) Unit V02446.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Service, Inc., Richmond, VA.
REASON Blood products, which were collected from donors in which donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Platelets. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number K15328.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN.
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 TN.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit number N55636.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of residing in an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number K84812.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product collected from an unsuitable donor due to a possible history of residing in an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit number K81141.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor that did not answer one of the medical history questions concerning behavior known to increase risk of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number K71628.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor that did not answer one of the medical history questions concerning behavior known to increase risk of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION GA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE F-00894-117, F-01572-117.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER DCI Biologicals, Lubbock, TX
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION NC.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit numbers: 030GX65848, 030GX65853.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Northeastern Pennsylvania Region, Ashley, PA
REASON Blood products, collected using a hematocrit centrifuge that did not have quality control properly performed, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Units G07736117, G36449117, G36757117, G37230117, G41136117, G44868117, G45055117, G45847117, G48358117, G48762117, G50928117, and G51169117.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER DCI Biologicals, LLC, Lubbock, TX, California, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland 
REASON Blood products, which were collected from a donor who was incarcerated and who engaged in high risk behavior, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 12 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit V06870.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA
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 VA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number: 2703289.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN
REASON Blood product, which tested initially reactive for an infectious disease on an invalidated test run but subsequently tested negative on a single repeat run, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION KY.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Deglycerolized, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated. 
CODE Unit number: 0911625.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN
REASON Blood product, which was not adequately examined for residual glycerol, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
c) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE
a) Unit numbers N72280, N49965, and M31196;
b) Unit number N49965;
c) Unit numbers N72280 and M31196.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to behavior known to increase risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 6 units.
DISTRIBUTION TN, and NY.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit number K59305.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of the medication Plavix, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 2153484.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Bank of Delaware, Inc., aka Blood Bank of Delmarva, Newark, DE
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of the medication Avodart, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION MD.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers G-92194-195 and G-92765-195.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, San Antonio, TX
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, types 1 and 2 (anti-HIV-1/2), but were collected from a donor that subsequently reported a previous reactive test for anti-HIV, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated.
CODE Unit number 04P55140.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, collected in a manner that may have compromised the sterility of the unit, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION ME.

PRODUCT Whole Blood. 
CODE Unit number 030LL03613.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Northeastern Pennsylvania Region, Ashley, PA
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of a medication, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number: 33GY87203.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Connecticut Region, Farmington, CT
REASON Blood product, corresponding to a unit of Platelets possibly contaminated with Micrococcus sp. and Klebsiella oxytoca, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CT.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 3172285.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: LifeSource, Glenview, IL
Manufacturing Firm: LifeSource Villa Park, Villa Park, IL. 
REASON Blood products, corresponding to a unit of Platelets possibly contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION IL.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: G-70441-021, F-01316-021, F-03028-021, F-03160-021, and F-04222-021
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who received a tattoo within twelve months prior to donation, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 Units.
DISTRIBUTION Spain and NC.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit number: KJ70089.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, corresponding to Red Blood Cells that were possibly contaminated with Staphylococcus epidermidis, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: 150026381, 150026644, 150027280, 150027598, 150028144, 150028445, 150028950, 150029305, 150029803, 150030080, 150031093, 150031721, 150032040, 150032599, 150032942, 150034196, 150034573, 150035026, 150035482, 150035872, 150036277, 150036648, 150037086, 150037588, 150037985, 150038375, 150039192, 150039742, 150039950, 150040553, 150040761, 150041318, 150044156, 150044957, 150045127, 150045536, 150045713, 150046234, 150046446, 150046966, 150047067, 150047530, 150047653, 150048144, 150048304, 150050153, 150050392, 150050987, 150051199, 150051671, 150051938, 150052367, 150053932, 150054346, 150054821, 150055121, 150055461, 150055815, 150056190, 150056369, 150056915, 150057197, 150057540, 150059531, 150059976, 150060233, 150060578, 150060831, 150061246, 150061442, 150061852, 150062273, 150062516, 150062928, 150063160, 150063459, and 150063702.
CALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor based on a previously reactive test for anti-HCV, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 77 units.
DISTRIBUTION Spain.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit number: GV64359.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, corresponding to Platelets that were possibly contaminated with Bacillus subtilis, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Cryoprecipitated AHF. 
c) Plasma. 
CODE a), b) and c) Unit V17151.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: G-92990-040, G-93602-040, G-93858-040, G-94370-040, G-94735-040, G-05027-040,
G-05216-040, G-05917-040, G-06697-040, G-09194-040, G-10141-040, G-10335-040, G-13018-040, G-13177-040,
G-14342-040, G-14912-040, G-15267-040, G-15518-040, G-16080-040, N-06617-040, N-06651-040, G-32904-040,
G-33117-040, G-33567-040, G-33791-040, and G-35221-040.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Killeen, TX
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who had unexplained needle marks, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 26 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA, NC, and Germany.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis. 
CODE Unit number K68744.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of a medication, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers 0400014261 and 0400014343.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Wilmington, DE
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from a donor that did not have the physical examination performed properly, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION Spain.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit number 05462797.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Bio-Blood Components, Inc., Hammond, IN
REASON Blood product tested negative for viral markers but was collected from an ineligible donor due to a risk factor for increased incidence of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 7753379.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Suncoast Communities Blood Bank, Inc., Sarasota, FL
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 FL.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 11FZ46171.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Missouri-Illinois Region, St. Louis, MO
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for hepatitis, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to a reported history of hepatitis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA and AR.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit 71 L33071-7.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Lake City, FL
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose partner had a confirmed positive test for hepatitis B, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION FL.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells Pheresis, Irradiated. 
CODE Units 71M12444-6 (2 components).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc., Gainesville, FL
REASON Blood products, for which documentation of irradiation was incomplete, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION FL.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit K34532.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA
REASON Blood product, collected from an unsuitable donor due to the use of the medications Estrace and Zestril, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Removed, Irradiated. 
CODE Unit numbers: 3010989, 3020685, and 3020686.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Inland Northwest Blood Center, Spokane WA
REASON Blood products, incorrectly tested for Cytomegalovirus (CMV), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION WA.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit KJ69493.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, which was manufactured from a whole blood unit in which the corresponding red blood cell unit contained clots, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit P11900.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER South Bend Medical Foundation, S. Bend, IN
REASON Platelets, with a positive bacterial detection screen, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION IN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit 5158651.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The Blood Center of New Jersey, East Orange, NJ
REASON Blood product, corresponding to a unit of clotted Fresh Frozen Plasma, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION NJ.

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma. 
CODE Unit 11GE23823.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross Blood Services, St. Louis, MO
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), but were collected from a donor who previously tested positive for HBsAg, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit V14132.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Inc., Richmond, VA
REASON Blood product, which was collected from a donor in which donor suitability was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 2039459.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medic Inc., Knoxville, TN
REASON Platelets, collected from a donor who previously tested positive for HCV, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Platelets, Irradiated. 
CODE Unit number K17608.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, untested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) by the nucleic acid test (NAT) method, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE Unit numbers K38546 and K43530 (distributed as four split units).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood products, that were found to be out of specification for red blood cell recovery, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units.
DISTRIBUTION TN, and AL.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number L40353.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose arm inspection was not documented, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. .
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 2121397.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening was incomplete, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT AlphaNine SD, Coagulation Factor IX (Human). 
CODE Lot CV02003A.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Alpha Therapeutic Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
REASON Coagulation Factor Concentrate, that failed stability testing at 3 months when stored at 30 C, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 lot.
DISTRIBUTION AZ, PA, TN, MN, LA, and New England.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Platelets. 
CODE a) and b) unit number K64537.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Assurance, Inc., Chattanooga, TN
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of a medication, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION TN and GA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
c) Platelets. 
CODE a), b), and c) Unit V06698.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose donor suitability was not adequately determined, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit numbers: 18FQ91014, 18FQ91018, 18FQ91019, 18FQ91020, 18FQ91021, 18FQ91022, 18FQ91023, 18FQ91024, 18FQ91027, 18FQ91028, 18FQ91029, 18FQ91030, 18FQ91031, 18FQ91032, 18FQ91033, 18FQ91034, 18FQ91035, 18FQ91036, 18GQ91037, 18FQ91038, 18FQ91039, 18FQ91040, 18FQ91042, 18FQ91043, 18FQ91044, 18FQ91046, 18FQ91048, 18GF47000, 18GF47001, 18GF47004, 18GF47005, 18GF47006, 18GF47008, 18GF47010, 18GN26801, 18GN26802, 18GN26804, 18GN26807, 18GN26808, 18GN26810, 18GN26812, 18GN26813, 18GN26815, 18GN26816, 18GN26817, 18GN26818, 18GN26819, 18GN26820, 18GN26821, 18GN26822, 18GN26825, 18GN26827, 18GN26828, 18GN26829, 18GN26830, 18GN26831, 18GN26832, 18GN26833, 18GN26834 and 18GN26835.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Great Lakes Region, Lansing, MI
REASON Blood products, collected without daily quality control being performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 60 Units.
DISTRIBUTION MI and PA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 40LV05536.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Heart of America Region, Peoria, IL
REASON Blood product, that did not have the complete amount of additive solution included, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION IL.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit 77428554.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Bio-Blood Components, Inc., Hammond, IN
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose eligibility to donate was not adequately verified, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

WEEK ENDING MARCH 12

PRODUCT Red Cells (Apheresis) Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit #200369403.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Blood Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
Manufacturer: Blood Systems, Inc., Lafayette, LA. 
REASON Red Cells, lacking quality control testing, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit #200373375.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Blood Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
Manufacturer: Blood Systems, Inc., Lafayette, LA..
REASON Platelets, collected on equipment that had not been properly validated for use, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: 74932528, 74934652, 76679964, 76681400, 76683954, 76685316, and 76687365.      
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Seattle, WA
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to intravenous (IV) drug use, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 7 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 38C20745.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER South Bend Medical Foundation, S. Bend, IN
REASON Red Cells, without proper pre-transfusion testing, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION IN.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: 19115870, 19114170, 19112565, 19111179, 10359259, 10357262, 10355183, 10353448, 09418479, 09238398, 09235915, 09234130, 08389749, 08387936, 08384904, 08383037, 08381064, 08818836, 08815408, 08814227, 09269668, 09268623, 09266315, 10341674, GP103728, GP103614, GP103346, GP102810, GP099403, GP099315, GP098913, GP098817, GP098499, GP098395, GP101872, GP101718, GP101660, GP101474, GP101368, GP100991, GP100771, GP100679, GP100442, GP100359, and GP106383.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Bio-Blood Components, Inc., Gary, IN
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from a donor that was subsequently determined to have multiple risk factors for increased incidence of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), were distributed.      
45 Units.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 45 units.
DISTRIBUTION IL, CA, and Germany.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced.
CODE
a) Units O4G58905, 04GR23384A, 04FP70983, 04GJ14606, 04GL67536, 04GP56152, 04GR23123, 04KC27716, 04KE42414, 04FR84423, 04G58901, 04G58917, 04M24720, 04F17794, 04F18787, 04G59158, 04J63988, 04LE52384, 04M24740,
04N29857, 04S62142, 04Z08114, 04Z08120, 32KS11787, 32KS11800, 104FP70974, 04E73133, 04E73147, 04E73521, 04E73530, and 2057247;
b) Units 104FP70974, 2057247, 04GR23384A, 04FP70983, 04GJ14606, 04GL67536, 04GP56152, 04GR23123, 04KC27716, and 04KE42414.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
REASON Blood products, which were inadequately irradiated due to a malfunction of the irradiation device, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 41 units.
DISTRIBUTION MA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 26118-6197.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., Fort Smith, AR
REASON Blood products, collected from donors whose health history screening was inadequately performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION AR

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit number: 73671305.        
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Seattle, WA
REASON Blood product, untested for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers 83730108, 83727856, 83724206.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma, Inc., Spokane, WA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers 78868489 and 78869318.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc. Yakima, WA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers 78866089, 78867154, 90010828, 90013799, 90015083, 90016448, 90151903, 90152931, and 90155123.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Yakima, WA
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from a donor that was previously deferred due to a risk factor for increased incidence of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 9 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma, 
CODE Unit numbers 370476487 and 370477760.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma, Inc., Medford, OR
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to illegal drug use, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION NC.

PRODUCT
a) Platelets. 
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. .
CODE a) and b) Unit number FS58231.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood products, associated with a unit of Red Blood Cells that contained clots, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number 6484395.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Community Blood Bank, Inc., Rancho Mirage, CA
REASON Blood products, that tested negative for viral markers, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to behavior known to increase risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit number 2750142.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Houchin Blood Services, Bakersfield, CA
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 CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 04N28784.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
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 MA.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Unit number KM16089.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, possibly contaminated with Streptococcus sp. Bacteria, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT
a) Platelets Pheresis. 
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma (Apheresis). 
CODE a) and b) Unit number 07FM09202.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Arizona Region, Tucson, AZ
REASON Blood products, possibly contaminated with Staphylococcus sp. bacteria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION AZ.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 04GP57124 (distributed as two split products).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, New England Region, Dedham, MA
REASON Blood product, possibly contaminated with yeast, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 6019620.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Mississippi Blood Services, Inc., Jackson, MS
REASON Blood Product, that was labeled leukoreduced but was not tested to determine the white blood cell count as required in the firm's standard operating procedures, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION MS.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: 52497940, 52424847,52402975, 52400919, 33060569, 33055190, 33052311, 33047003, 33045412, 32990508, 32977004, and 32975475.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma, Inc, Spokane, WA
REASON Blood products collected from a donor who had been previously deferred by another center, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 12 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit V06866.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Virginia Blood Services, Richmond, VA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor in which door suitability was not adequately determined, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Units XR74373, and XR75519.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER BioLife Plasma Services, L.P., Fargo, ND
REASON Source Plasma, collected from an ineligible donor, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MI.

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma. 
CODE Unit number 26118-6197.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., Fort Smith, AR
REASON Blood products, collected from donors whose health history screening was inadequately performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION Switzerland.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit number 91238440.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Everett, WA
REASON Blood product, that tested negative for hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg), was not quarantined after the donor of the product subsequently tested reactive for HbsAg and was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE Unit numbers 108LJ26166 (distributed as two split products), 108LJ26167, and 108LJ26164.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American National Red Cross, Arizona Region, Tucson, AZ
REASON Blood products, exposed to extended shipping times, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units.
DISTRIBUTION AZ.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit number VA-149255.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Pyramid Biological Corporation, Van Nuys, CA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose arm inspection was not documented, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION IL.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit number 150248525.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., Lubbock, TX
REASON Blood product that was possibly out of controlled storage for more than 30 minutes was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TX.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE Unit number 3022486.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Wellmont Health System, Kingsport, TN
REASON Blood product, labeled with the incorrect expiration date, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION VA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE Unit number 9009110A.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Wellmont Health System, Kingsport, TN
REASON Blood product, labeled with the incorrect expiration date, was distributedl.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

WEEK ENDING MARCH 19

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit numbers: 93438100, 93439374.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Biomat USA, Inc., Kennewick, WA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who had elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CO.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. Recall # B-0734-5.
CODE BWSVDL, BWSTQX, BWQTHP, BWQSVT, BWQSKZ, BWQRZP, BWQRPL, BWPVCL, BWPTYF, BWPTMC, BWPSYZ, BWPSMP, BWPSCK, BWPRRJ, BWPRDD, BWMBJW, BWLZWJ, BWLZLK, BWLYYV, BWLYQC, BWLYDR, BWMNGO, BWMMVS, BWMLSB, BWMLGK, BWMKXT, BWMKNC, BWMKDP, BWMJRX, BWMJHQ, BWMHVZ, BWMHMY, BWMGSQ, BWMFRY, BWMFJJ, BWKBTZ, BWKBLY, BWJZWM, BWJZJQ, BWJVYC, BWJJDB, BWJHQF, BWJDTQ, BWJDFM, BWJGPT, BWJGBR, BWJFLF, BWJCRT, BWJCBT, BWJBLV, BWHZWY, BWHZGN, BWHYNS.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma Inc., Tulsa, OK.
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who failed to disclose a previous positive test for HIV, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 53 units.
DISTRIBUTION IL, and Germany.

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE Unit FW29535.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
REASON Blood product, corresponding to Platelets that were contaminated with gram positive cocci, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Human Corneas for Transplantation. Recall # B-0739-5.
CODE 2005-0092 (CNOS) & 2005-0092 (CNOD).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Lions Eye Bank of Oregon, Portland, OR,
REASON Human tissue, procured from a donor who may have participated in high-risk behaviors, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 corneas.
DISTRIBUTION NY, and CA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 2626591 (Parts A & B).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: LifeSource, Glenview, IL
Manufacturing Firm: LifeSource Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn, IL. 
REASON Platelets, possibly contaminated with gram-positive cocci, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION IL.

PRODUCT Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE Unit 22GW96812.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood product, in which the corresponding Platelets were contaminated with Staphylococcus warneri, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 22FS26179.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood products, in which the corresponding Platelets were contaminated with Corynebacterium species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION NJ and PA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 22FX07951.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood product, in which the corresponding Platelets were contaminated with Staphylococcus capitis, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION NJ.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma.
CODE a) and b) Unit 8364545.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT RAPID HIV Test Kits. 
CODE Test Kits.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER UPS Supply Chain Solutions, d.b.a. FDTS, Alpharetta, GA
REASON Unapproved, HIV diagnostic test kits, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 646 Kits.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit F30508143.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Advanced BioServices, LLC (formerly known as Tri-Cities Plasma Corp.), Johnson City, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from an ineligible donor, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 8959312, 8959320.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from donors who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, and MI.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
c) Platelets. 
CODE
a) Units 6951562, 6876348;
b) Units 8370498, 8519910, 8316891;
c) Units 8316891, 6951562, 8519910.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA,
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 8 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, and MI.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 8958312, 9554788.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA,
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 8951230.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 7219970 (split unit).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, which were possibly contaminated with Corynebacterium species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Cryoprecipitated AHF, Pooled. 
CODE Unit numbers: 10732, 10747, 10750, 10751, 10799, 10805, 10811, 10816, 10847, 10849, 10853, 10858, 10864, 10865, 10866, 10868, 10869, 10875, 10879, 10933, 10938, 10939, 10940, 10943, 10950, 10952, 10956, 10959, 10982, 11029, 10736, 10737, 10753, 10756, 10757, 10758, 10759, 10768, 10772, 10774, 10787, 10804, 10807, 10843, 10871, 10878, 10909, 10911, 10912, 10915, 10917, 10920, 10924, 10945, 10948, 10953, 10954, 10957, 10964, 10969, 10970, 11011, 11012, 11016, 11022, 11055, 10741, 10742, 10766, 10771, 10776, 10777, 10778, 10779, 10780, 10781, 10798, 10801, 10803, 10813, 10814, 10815, 10817, 10820, 10821, 10823, 10824, 10825, 10826, 10828, 10829, 10830, 10831, 10832, 10833, 10834, 10835, 10836, 10838, 10840, 10842, 10860, 10862, 10863, 10867, 10870, 10872, 10876, 10880, 10881, 10883, 10886, 10888, 10890, 10892, 10893, 10894, 10895, 10896, 10897, 10898, 10899, 10900, 10901, 10902, 10903, 10907, 10908, 10914, 10916, 10918, 10919, 10921, 10922, 10923, 10926, 10927, 10928, 10929, 10931, 10934, 10936, 10937, 10941, 10944, 10946, 10947, 10949, 10951, 10955, 10958, 10965, 10967, 10983, 10984, 10987, 10988, 10989, 10990, 10992, 10993, 11013, 11018, 11023, 11024, 11025, 11026, 11027, 11030, 11031, 11032, 11034, 11075, 11078, 11080, 11081, 11101, 11105, 11109, 11112, 11113, 11114, 10752, 10754, 10755, 10760, 10763, 10765, 10770, 10789, 10791, 10792, 10793, 10794, 10795, 10796, 10932, 10935, 10942, 10783, 11047, 11048, 10806, 10819, 10845, 10857, 10861, 10734, 10735, 10746, 10748, 10786, 10788, 10802, 10852, 10854, 10855, 10856, 10877, 10904, 10905, 10906, 10910, 10913, 10930, 10960, 10968, 10972, 10975, 10976, 10977, 10978, 10979, 10980, 11045, 11049, 10764, 10767, 10773, 10809, 10844, 10846, 10873, 10874, 10738, 10739, 10744, 10859, 10882, 10887, 10889, 10885, 10782, 10808, 10812.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Pacific Northwest Region, Portland, OR
REASON Pooled Cryoprecipitate, that failed to meet the minimum specifications for fibrinogen levels, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 255 units.
DISTRIBUTION OR.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 8954566, 9554612, 9554618.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from donors who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 7220276.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Platelets, labeled with an incorrect expiration date, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 8707243.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Blood Center, Lafayette, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION FL, and LA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 53FE88833.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Chesapeake Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Red Cells, collected from a donor taking the medication, Tazorac, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION MD.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma.
CODE a) and b) Units FG52314, FK35887.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Healthcare Provider Services, Inc., Providence, RI
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor taking Proscar, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units.
DISTRIBUTION RI and Switzerland.

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma. 
CODE Unit 8519274.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
c) Plasma Frozen. 
d) Cryoprecipitated AHF. 
e) Cryoprecipitated AHF, Pooled.
f) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE
a) Unit numbers: 21V68362, 21KS02102, 21V65396, 21GE11865, 21V57493, 21KF03262, 21V51637, and 21V49872;
b) and c) Unit number: 21GE14710;
d) Unit numbers: 21KF03262, 21V51637, and 21V49872;
e) Unit numbers: 21V65396, 21V57493;
f) Unit numbers: 21V68362, 21KS02102, 21V65396, 21GE11865, 21V57493, and 21V47653.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Pacific Northwest Region, Portland, OR
REASON Blood products, which were collected from a donor who was taking the medication, Methotrexate, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 21 units.
DISTRIBUTION OR, CA, UT, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 8512575.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.

c) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated. 
d) Cryoprecipitated AHF. 
e) Recovered Plasma. 
f) Platelets for Manufacturing Use Only.
CODE
a) Unit 9556213;
b) Units 8955012, 8529765;
c) Unit 8370918;
d) and e) Unit 8529765;
f) Unit 8370918.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 7 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, NY, PA, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Whole Blood, Leukocytes Removed.
b) Red Blood Cells. 
c) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
d) Platelets. 
e) Platelets, Irradiated. 
f) Platelets Pheresis. 
g) Platelets Pheresis, Irradiated. 
h) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
i) Fresh Frozen Plasma (Apheresis). 
j) Plasma Frozen. 
k) Plasma. 
l) Cryoprecipitated AHF. 
CODE
a) Unit number: 32LL71985;
b) Unit numbers: 32KH98711 32GL60331 32FC29398, 32FC29416 32FC29421 32KQ27019 32KF64705 32KQ27504, 32KQ27750 32KF65086 32KH99893 32KF65365 32KF65379, 32KE00090 32KE00131 32KE00134 32KE00136 32KE00138, 32KE00141 32KE00142 32KE00148 32FE62748 32KE00153, 32KF65348 32KQ28624 32GL61028 32FE64102 32KL03082, 32FC29400 32LL72406 32LL72414 32LL72421 32KQ28739, 32FE64087;
c) Unit numbers: 32FE62739 32FE62756 32FE62725 32KQ27783, 32KQ27786 32KQ27804 32FC29636 32KH99715 32KL02927
32KQ28978;
d) Unit numbers: 32KM15951 32LL71168 32GL60297 32GL60314, 32GL60315 32GL60317 32GR01393 32KH98870 32GL60412
32KF64664 32KQ27325 32KH99075 32KF64698 32KF64705, 32KF64755 32KH99219 32KQ27504 32KQ27538 32KQ27635
32KQ27678 32KQ27751 32KQ27772 32KQ27856 32KQ27871, 32KF65102 32KH99715 32KJ56331 32KJ56339 32GR02454
32KH99854 32KH99900 32KH99907 32KF65268 32KF65283, 32KF65298 32KF65318 32KJ56580 32KJ56594 32KJ56602
32KF65351 32KF65353 32KF65354 32KF65356 32KF65358, 32KF65359 32KF65360 32KF65361 32KF65363 32KF65365
32KF65367 32KF65369 32KF65371 32KF65372 32KF65375, 32KF65377 32KF65379 32KF65380 32KM16241 32KM16242
32KM16243 32KM16244 32KM16245 32KM16246 32KM16248, 32KM16249 32KM16250 32KM16252 32KM16253 32KM16254, 32KM16255 32KM16256 32KM16261 32KE00082 32KE00084, 32KE00085 32KE00086 32KE00087 32KE00088 32KE00089, 32KE00090 32KE00091 32KE00092 32KE00093 32KE00095, 32KE00096 32KE00097 32KE00098 32KE00099 32KE00100, 32KE00101 32KE00102 32KE00103 32KE00104 32KE00105, 32KE00106 32KE00107 32KE00108 32KE00109 32KE00112, 32KE00113 32KE00114 32KE00116 32KE00117 32KE00118 32KE00119 32KE00120 32KE00121 32KE00122 32KE00123 32KE00125 32KE00127 32KE00130 32KE00131 32KE00132 32KE00133 32KE00134 32KE00135 32KE00136 32KE00137 32KE00138 32KE00139 32KE00142 32KE00143 32KE00144 32KE00146 32KE00147 32KE00293 32KJ56752 32GR03130 32KJ56807 32KJ56829 32KE00380 32GL61103 32KQ28964 32KQ28971 32KF65579 32KF65595 32KJ56941 32KF65637 32KQ29064 32KQ29078 32KH98718 32KH98732 32KQ27518 32KQ27555 32KQ27542 32KF65373 32KF65374 32KM16259 32KM16260 32KM16263 32KE00081 32KE00110 32KE00111 32KE00128 32KE00129 32KF65430 32KQ28846 32KL03067 32KQ28942 32KQ28949 32KE00148 32KE00149 32KE00151 32KE00152 32KE00153 32KF65342 32KF65343 32KF65344 32KF65346 32KF65347 32KF65349 32KF65350 32KJ56617 32KF65416 32KF65424 32GE25792 32KQ28693 32GR02891 32GE25785 32KF65445 32KQ28686 32KE00277;
e) Unit numbers: 32KF65355 32KM16247 32KM16251 32KE00083 32KE00140 32KE00141 32KJ56856 32KF65572;
f) Unit numbers: 32KP11703 32FP05782 (Parts 1 & 2), 32FP05783 32FP05784 (Parts 1 & 2) 32FP05786 (Parts 1 & 2) 32FP05787 (Parts 1 & 2) 32FP05788 (Parts 1 & 2) 32FP05789 32KP11714 32KP11715 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP11716 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP11720 32FP05797 (Parts 1 & 2) 32GP09833 32KP11755 32GP09925 32GP09948 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP11938 (Parts 1 & 2) 32FP05866 (Parts 1 & 2) 32GP09956 (Parts 1 & 2) 32GP09978 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP12003 32GP09996 32KP12010 32KP12017 (Parts 1 & 2)
32KP12029 32FP05893 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP12049 (Parts 1 & 2) 32KP12038;
g) Unit numbers: 32FP05785;
h) Unit numbers: 32KM15951 32LL71168 32GF34390 32GL60412 32KL02802 32GM05192 32KJ56135 32KF65086 32KF65102 32KH99715 32KJ56323 32KJ56339 32KQ28191 32GR02734 32KH99878 32KH99900 32KF65232 32KF65268 32KF65318 32KJ56580 32KJ56602 32KF65354 32KF65355 32KF65356 32KF65358 32KF65362 32KF65365 32KF65367 32KF65372 32KF65379 32KF65380 32KM16241 32KM16245 32KM16246 32KM16247 32KM16250 32KM16251 32KM16252
32KM16256 32KE00092 32KE00101 32KE00102 32KE00104 32KE00107 32KE00117 32KE00122 32KE00131 32KE00133
32KE00134 32KE00136 32GL60394 32KE00138 32KE00140 32KE00142 32KE00144 32KE00148 32KF65342 32KF65343
32KF65350 32GR02891 32KF65416 32KF65424 32GE25792 32GR03071 32KC05524 32KQ28693 32KE00293 32KE00350
32KE00358 32GR03130 32KJ56807 32KE00380 32KQ28861 32GF34960 32GL61111 32KJ56856 32KQ28964 32KQ28971
32KF65637 32KQ29064 32KQ29078 32KH98718 32KF65373 32KE00111 32KL03067;
i) Unit numbers: 32FP05785 32FP05789 32GP09874;
j) Unit numbers: 32FE62745 32FE64118 32FE64146 32FE64188;
k) Unit numbers: 32LL72007 32KJ56800 32KJ56849;
l) Unit numbers: 32GL60318 32GL60319 32GL60320 32GL60321 32GL60322 32GL60323 32GL60324 32GL60325 32GL60326 32GL60327 32GL60328 32GL60329 32GL60330 32GL60331 32GL60332 32GL60333 32GL60334 32GL60336 32GL60337 32GL60338 32GL60339 32GL60340 32GL60341 32GL60342 32GL60343 32GL60344 32GL60345 32GL60346 32GL60347 32GL60348 32GL60349 32GL60350 32GR01423 32KQ27182 32KJ56116 32LL72007 32GE25615 32GE25732 32GE25755 32KJ56673 2KJ56687 32KJ56726 32KQ28624 32KQ28646 32GE25814 32KQ28709 32KQ28716 32KE00300 32KQ28739 32KQ28753 32KQ28768 32KQ28790 32KQ28797 32KQ28820 32GR03145 32KJ56800 32KJ56849 32KQ2754.1.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: American Red Cross, Madison, WI
Manufacturing Firm: American Red Cross, National Testing Laboratory, Eagan, MN. 
REASON Blood products, incorrectly tested for syphilis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 435 units.
DISTRIBUTION IL, WI, CA, IA, SC, PA, GA, MI, and OH.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 7219904.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, which had an unacceptable white blood cell count, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit number: 21Q97038.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Pacific Northwest Region, Portland, OR
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor due to a history of jaundice, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit numbers: 22KX66872, 22KX66882, 22KX66894, 22KX66918, and 22KX66876.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood products, collected using a hematocrit centrifuge that did not have quality control performed, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units.
DISTRIBUTION NJ, and PA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit 22LJ86111.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Red Blood Cells, mislabeled for the M antigen, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 8375394.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, which was labeled leukoreduced, but had an unacceptable white blood cell count, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit numbers: 9008244, 9008281, 9008342, 9008435, 9008172, 9008187, 9008398, 9008376, 9008476, 9008450, 9008447, and 9008475.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Bank of Alaska, Inc., Anchorage, AK
REASON Blood products, collected in expired collection bags, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 12 units.
DISTRIBUTION AK, and ID.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. .
CODE Unit number: XR38557.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER BioLife Plasma Services, Fargo, ND
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose medical history was not determined at the time of donation, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION CA.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit number: 6704020.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Bank of Alaska, Inc, Anchorage, AK
REASON Blood product, that did not have the complete amount of additive solution included, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION AK.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Removed, Irradiated. 
CODE Unit number: LN93024.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER West Tennessee Regional Blood Center, Jackson, TN
REASON Blood product, labeled with the incorrect expiration date, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

WEEK ENDING MARCH 26

PRODUCT Source Plasma
CODE Units G72559117, G72126117, G70835117, G70524117, G69393117, G67174117, G66751117, G64384117, G58195117, G58036117, G57443117, G57316117, G51231117, G50957117, G48228117, G45951117, G45056117, G44656117, N05199117, and N05179117.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER DCI Biologicals, LLC, Lubbock, TX
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for the antibody to the human immunodeficiency virus (anti-HIV), but were collected from a donor who previously tested repeatedly reactive for anti-HIV and indeterminate by the Western Blot test , were distributed.          
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 20 units.
DISTRIBUTION NC, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT Platelets. 
CODE Units 7041761, 7041762.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood products, collected from donors who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MI.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 53LT83790, 53LT82919, 53LT80882.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Chesapeake Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 53LT83003, 53LT83316.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Chesapeake Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who reported travel to an area designated as endemic for malaria, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD, and DC.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 53R23481.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
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 MD.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Unit 7080624.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Department of the Air Force, 81st Medical Group/SGSC, Keesler AFB, MS
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION Africa.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells. 
CODE Units W001703000744, W001703000748.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Department of the Air Force, 81st Medical Group/SGSC, Keesler AFB, MS
REASON Blood products, which tested repeatedly reactive for the antibody to the human t-lymphotropic virus type I/II (antiHTLV-I/II) but tested negative by confirmatory test, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION NJ.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 53P95098 (Part 1 and Part 2).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus subtilis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Platelets. 
c) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a), b), and c) Unit 53GM53124.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for hepatitis, but were collected from an ineligible donor due to a subsequent disclosure of previous positive hepatitis testing, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD, DC, and CA.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 7220341.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, which was not properly quarantined after receiving post donation information concerning high-risk behavior, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells. 
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
c) Plasma, Frozen. 
CODE
a) Unit 53FR58273;
b) Unit 53GF55901;
c) Units 53GF55901, 53R87004.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, which tested negative for hepatitis, but were collected from a donor who disclosed a previous positive test for hepatitis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD, and DC.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis. 
CODE Unit 0891494.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER West Tennessee Regional Blood Center, Inc., Jackson, TN
REASON Blood product, collected from a donor whose arm scrub was incorrectly performed, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 9455421.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER West Tennessee Regional Blood Center, Inc., Jackson, TN
REASON Blood product, which tested positive for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), but was not labeled with a biohazard label, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION TN.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated. 
b) Platelet Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated. 
CODE
a) Units 22GW91209, 22GW91213, 22GW91214, 22KP91487, 22KT57446;
b) Units 22KG60174, 22KG69777, 22KG69778, 22KG74005, 22KG74499, 35P44389.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood products, lacking assurance of proper storage temperatures due to inaccurate documentation, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 11 units.
DISTRIBUTION PA, and NJ.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 4130363.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Blood product, not quarantined after receiving information concerning a post donation illness, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION LA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 22KW58193.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood products, in which the corresponding Platelets were possibly contaminated with coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION NJ and PA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Recovered Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 53J92841.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, collected from a donor who disclosed a history of hepatitis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION OH, and Switzerland.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Red Blood Cells Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced.
CODE
a) Unit 101860987;
b) Units 102989773 (split unit).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
REASON Blood products, collected from donors who did not have a complete medical history interview, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3 units.
DISTRIBUTION AZ.

PRODUCT Source Plasma. 
CODE Unit 0490333812.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER ZLB Bioplasma, Inc., Grand Prarie, TX
REASON Source Plasma, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION NC.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE a) and b) Unit 53GH61646.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Chesapeake Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD, and PA.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Plasma, Frozen. 
CODE
a) Unit 53FL16859;
b) Units 53Q00247,53Q00243, 53Q00238, 53Q00241.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD
REASON Blood products, manufactured from units of whole blood more than eight hours after collection, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units.
DISTRIBUTION MD, and DC.

PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Unit 22KW58201.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood product, in which the corresponding Platelets were possibly contaminated with Propionibacterium acnes, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION PA.

PRODUCT CryoVein, Saphenous Vein. 
CODE Tissues 7192905, 7192875.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER CryoLife, Inc., Kennesaw, GA
REASON Human tissues, possibly processed using an expired anti-microbial solution, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 tissues.
DISTRIBUTION MD.

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma. 
CODE
a) Units 22FN66880, 22LJ81445, 22LP03752;
b) Units 22KL10391, 22LJ81445.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA
REASON Blood products, associated with a platelet pool implicated in a transfusion reaction and possibly contaminated with gram positive rods, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 5 units.
DISTRIBUTION PA, and NJ.

PRODUCT Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced. 
CODE Units 7056018 (split unit).
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER LifeShare Blood Centers, Shreveport, LA
REASON Platelets, possibly contaminated with Diptheroid bacilli, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 2 units.
DISTRIBUTION LA, and NY.

PRODUCT
Human Tissue For Transplantation. 
a) Patellar Ligament Hemi Frozen Aseptic;
b) Achilles Tendon Frozen Aseptic;
c) Tibialis Tendon Anterior Frozen Aseptic;
d) Tibialis Tendon Posterior Frozen Aseptic;
e) Patellar Ligament Whole Frozen Aseptic.
CODE
a) Tissues 045679-105, 045679-106;
b) Tissue 045063-102;
c) Tissue 045063-103;
d) Tissue 045063-104;
e) Tissue 045707-102.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Allo Source, Inc., Centennial, CO
REASON Human tissues, in which sterility testing may not have been valid, were distributed.          
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 6 tissues.
DISTRIBUTION CO, and IL.

PRODUCT Recovered Plasma. 
CODE Unit 101860987.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Blood Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
REASON Blood product, collected from donors who did not have a complete medical history interview, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION Switzerland.