Market Alert: Update on BD Vacutainer Production (8/19/22)

This Market Alert is to make you aware of the most recent update issued by BD on August 19 regarding vacutainer production and availability. Please see below for a summary of information reported by BD.

The most significant new information in the BD update is that they have paused production on 2 additional SKUS (wing sets #368652 and #368653). Consistent with the guidance provided in the July 15 BD update, they will re-evaluate the status of the paused SKUs and provide an update in October 2022 about if and when production will resume. Here is the full list of SKUs on which BD has paused production: 

Blood Collection Tubes: 367835, 368589, 366450, 367844, 367862, 368661, 368587, 366480, 367671, 368056, 367963, 638660, 367814, 366668, 367981, 367989, 367987, 367985

Wing Sets : 367326, 367338, 367336, 367323, 367334, 368652, 368653

Urine Collection Sets: 364954, 364946, 364981, 364989, 364990, 364991

To read the full update and see a complete list of paused SKUs and the corresponding BD recommended substitutions, click here.

If you have an urgent need for specific BD SKUs, please contact Miga to confirm availability. Some SKUs are available to ship immediately; Miga is continuing to monitor market conditions and will share updates as quickly as possible.

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