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From: TSS ()
Subject: Re: Japan vCJD case poses blood-donor concerns
Date: June 23, 2005 at 7:06 pm PST

In Reply to: Japan vCJD case poses blood-donor concerns posted by TSS on June 23, 2005 at 5:14 pm:

##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy #####################

things of concern below;

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1293-5;
b) Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1294-5.
CODE
a) and b) Unit number 2287278.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Florida's Blood Centers, Inc., Orlando, FL, by telephone on August 7, 2003,
or by facsimile on November 4, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who admitted to risk
factors for variant Creuztfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units.
DISTRIBUTION
FL, and Austria.
==============

PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1310-5.
CODE
Unit number: T35787
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Tacoma-Pierce County Blood Bank, Tacoma, WA, by telephone and facsimile on
September 25, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor whose medical history screening was
incomplete regarding risk factors for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(vCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
WA
====================

PRODUCT
Source Plasma. Recall # B-1358-5.
CODE
Unit numbers: 77395863, 58164105, 41702642, 27381465, 77404510, 47422209,
47113961, 47367395, 47431454, 41710074, 41708897, and 41703540
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Plasma Biological Services, Inc., Memphis, TN, by facsimile on October 28,
2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of travel
to an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
12 units
DISTRIBUTION
CA
=================================

END OF ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR JUNE 15, 2005

###

http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/enforce/2005/ENF00904.html


PRODUCT
Source Plasma. Recall # B-1155-5.
CODE
Unit numbers 00SMNC1623, 00SMNB9630, 00SMNC7533, and 00SMNC1229.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
BioLife Plasma Services L.P., St. Cloud, MN, by facsimile on July 25 and 31,
2000. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did
not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4 units.
DISTRIBUTION
MI and Austria.

_______________________________
PRODUCT
Source Plasma. Recall # B-1156-5.
CODE
Unit numbers 00PWIB5991, 00PWIB6289, 00PWIB4557, 00PWIB4197, and 00PWIB3586.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
BioLife Plasma Services L.P., Stevens Point, WI, by facsimile on July 26,
2000. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did
not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
5 units.
DISTRIBUTION
MI and Austria.
=======================

PRODUCT
Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1164-5.
CODE
Unit number 1407113.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Florida's Blood Centers, Inc., Orlando, FL, by facsimile on July 2, 2003.
Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of travel
to an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION
Austria
===========================

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1204-5;
b) Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1205-5.
CODE
a)and b) Unit number 4616567.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by
facsimile on May 14, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of travel
to an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units.
DISTRIBUTION
OK and Switzerland.

______________________________
PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1206-5
b) Platelets. Recall # B-1207-5.
c) Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1208-5.
CODE
a), b) and c) Unit number 4705045.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by
facsimile on August 22, 25, and 28, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of travel
to an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3 units.
DISTRIBUTION
OK, TX and Switzerland.

______________________________
PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells. Recall # B-1209-5.
Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1210-5.
CODE
a) and b) Unit number 6530948
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
BloodNet USA, Inc., Lakeland, FL, by facsimile on March 31, 2005. Firm
initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products collected from an unsuitable donor due to a history of travel
to an area considered at increased risk of exposure to variant
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units.
DISTRIBUTION
FL and Switzerland.
==============================

PRODUCT
Source Plasma. Recall # B-1233-5.
CODE
Unit number FQDMQW.
RECALLING FIRM
Aventis Bio-Resources, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by facsimile on April 16, 2003.
International Bio-Resources, LLC, Salem, OR. Firm initiated recall is
complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did
not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(vCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION
IN.

______________________________
PRODUCT
Source Plasma. Recall # B-1234-5.
CODE
Unit number FQDKYH.
RECALLING FIRM
Aventis Bio-Resources, Inc. Knoxville, TN, by facsimile on April 23, 2003.
Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor whose medical history screening did
not include questioning regarding risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
(vCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION
IN.
==============================

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1237-5;
b) Platelets, Leukocytes Removed. Recall # B-1238-5;
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma. Recall # B-1239-5;
d) Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1240-5.
CODE
a), b) and c) Unit numbers: 33GR68578, 33GJ66433.
d) Unit numbers: 33GE75845, 33GT23988.
RECALLING FIRM
American Red Cross, Connecticut Region, Farmington, CT, by letter, dated
January 13, 2005, and electronically on January 11, 2005. Firm initiated
recall completed.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for variant
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
8 units.
DISTRIBUTION
CA and CT.
============================

PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced.
Recall # B-1272-5;
b) Recovered Plasma, for manufacturing injectable
products. Recall # B-1273-5.
CODE
a) and b) Unit number: 4508467.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by
facsimiles on August 21, 22, and 28, 2003, and by letter dated September 26,
2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for variant
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units.
DISTRIBUTION
NY and Switzerland.
=============================

PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced. Recall # B-1280-5.
CODE
Unit number: 4582546.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by
facsimiles on January 28, and February 14, 2003. Firm initiated recall is
complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for variant
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION
OK.
=====================

PRODUCT
a) Cryoprecipitated AHF. Recall # B-1291-5;
b) Recovered Plasma. Recall # B-1292-5.
CODE
a) and b) Unit 4350370.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Floridaís Blood Centers, Inc., Orlando, FL, by telephone on September 3,
2003, and facsimile dated September 9, 2003. Firm initiated recall is
complete.
REASON
Blood products, which were collected from a donor who admitted to risk
factors for variant Creuztfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units.
DISTRIBUTION
FL and Austria.
==================

PRODUCT
Recovered Plasma, for manufacturing non-injectable products. Recall #
B-1274-5.
CODE
Unit number: 4508467.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimiles on August 21, 22,
and 28, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for variant
Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit.
DISTRIBUTION
CA.
=================

END OF ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR June 1, 2005

###

http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/enforce/2005/ENF00902.html


THAT'S JUST 2 WEEKS WORTH. it's pretty much a weekly thing...tss


WHAT ABOUT IMPORTS of blood and blood products;

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: HUMAN BLOOD PLASMA AND OTHER BLOOD PRODUCTS U.S. IMPORTS 2004
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 11:16:17 -0500
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE


######## Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
#########

3002.10.0110: HUMAN BLOOD PLASMA Skip this table U.S. Imports for
Consumption: June 2004 and 2004 Year-to-Date, not Seasonally Adjusted
(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars) (Units of Quantity: Kilograms)
June 2004 2004, through June Quantity Value Quantity Value WORLD TOTAL
97,936 19,218 516,178 105,713 Austria 4,015 222 4,785 237 Belgium 13 20
13 20 Canada 11,361 812 99,755 6,736 China 20 4 20 4 Denmark 0 0 15 10
Federal Rep. of Germany 1,284 300 8,757 1,141 Finland 0 0 556 99 France
529 153 1,955 545 Ireland 250 39 250 39 Israel 0 0 6 18 Italy 0 0 7 3
Japan 7 34 15 70 Netherlands 11 12 628 116 New Zealand 0 0 23 25 Poland
0 0 122 14 Spain 21 19 5,956 996 Sweden 0 0 50 51 Switzerland 80,360
17,585 393,126 95,536 United Kingdom 65 20 139 55 3002.10.0120: NORMAL
HUMAN BLOOD SERA, WHETHER OR NOT FREEZE-DRIED Skip this table U.S.
Imports for Consumption: June 2004 and 2004 Year-to-Date, not Seasonally
Adjusted (Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars) (Units of Quantity:
Kilograms) June 2004 2004, through June Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 56 22 1,386 258 Federal Rep. of Germany 32 12 32 12 Israel 0
0 898 150 Italy 0 0 4 3 Japan 9 4 409 72 United Kingdom 15 5 38 17
Vietnam 0 0 5 3 3002.10.0130: HUMAN IMMUNE BLOOD SERA Skip this table
U.S. Imports for Consumption: June 2004 and 2004 Year-to-Date, not
Seasonally Adjusted (Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars) (Units of
Quantity: Kilograms) June 2004 2004, through June Quantity Value
Quantity Value WORLD TOTAL 4,748 981 21,586 5,138 Canada 25 8 54 15
Federal Rep. of Germany 36 11 185 169 Finland 0 0 4 2 Israel 0 0 67 27
Italy 4,663 952 17,945 4,247 Japan 24 11 24 11 Spain 0 0 2,133 472
Sweden 0 0 65 15 United Kingdom 0 0 1,109 180 3002.10.0140: FETAL BOVINE
SERUM (FBS) Skip this table U.S. Imports for Consumption: June 2004 and
2004 Year-to-Date, not Seasonally Adjusted (Customs Value, in Thousands
of Dollars) (Units of Quantity: Kilograms) June 2004 2004, through June
Quantity Value Quantity Value WORLD TOTAL 30,998 5,660 158,980 26,807
Australia 3,795 2,122 27,738 11,482 Canada 7,568 2,189 14,445 4,149
Costa Rica 639 144 3,739 718 El Salvador 0 0 1,016 100 Guatemala 0 0
2,100 199 Honduras 0 0 2,366 361 Mexico 3,917 836 31,851 5,551
Netherlands 0 0 60 24 New Zealand 13,922 164 68,788 3,155 Nicaragua 527
93 4,132 615 Panama 630 112 2,745 454 3002.10.0190: BLOOD FRACTIONS NOT
ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED Skip this table U.S. Imports for
Consumption: June 2004 and 2004 Year-to-Date, not Seasonally Adjusted
(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars) (Units of Quantity: Kilograms)
June 2004 2004, through June Quantity Value Quantity Value WORLD TOTAL
182,000 69,281 897,559 546,494 Argentina 0 0 31,750 68 Australia 286 189
8,029 2,940 Austria 7,316 5,364 17,136 53,288 Belgium 9 18 10,218 2,502
Brazil 0 0 1 10 Bulgaria 50 4 50 4 Canada 427 280 20,137 25,857 Chile 0
0 20 49 China 39,570 925 143,151 3,678 Czech Republic 0 0 6 9 Denmark
1,892 29,794 12,845 143,310 Federal Rep. of Germany 7,114 13,762 65,221
131,855 Finland 123 496 581 2,428 France 1,399 2,338 6,922 9,109 Hong
Kong 4 5 46 63 Hungary 0 0 2 7 Ireland 27,396 1,151 60,943 3,291 Israel
122 370 4,275 4,344 Italy 704 316 8,152 33,224 Japan 937 525 16,492
7,386 Korea, South 0 0 41 4 Mexico 28,941 436 249,554 3,604 Netherlands
709 119 6,633 24,221 New Zealand 15,989 1,222 53,396 4,078 Norway 47 295
406 1,914 Panama 2 2 5 10 Singapore 0 0 235 219 South Africa 0 0 9 8
Spain 4,700 3,032 33,771 15,139 Sweden 527 502 3,675 1,302 Switzerland
794 3,643 18,120 45,174 Taiwan 1 12 29 65 Ukraine 0 0 1 9 United Kingdom
42,941 4,482 125,707 27,326 Top of page Source: Foreign Trade Division ,
U.S. Census Bureau. Presented by: Office of Trade and Economic Analysis
(OTEA), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/trade-detail/Latest-Month/Imports/30
/300210.html

HUMAN BLOOD PLASMA AND OTHER BLOOD PRODUCTS U.S. EXPORTS 2004

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/trade-detail/Latest-Month/Exports/30
/300210.html

''I am beginning to think that the endless attempt to track down and
ban, potential victims from known BSE Countries from giving blood will
be futile. You would have to ban everyone on the Globe eventually''

http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/ac/01/slides/3681s2_09.pdf TSS

######### http://mailhost-alt.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/warc/bse-l.html
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3002.10.0110: HUMAN BLOOD PLASMA

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U.S. Imports for Consumption: December 2003 and 2003 Year-to-Date,
not Seasonally Adjusted

(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars)
(Units of Quantity: Kilograms) December 2003 2003, through December
Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 94,845 18,761 1,060,319 183,073
Austria 22 2 605 48
Canada 17,325 1,144 181,594 11,873
Denmark 0 0 3 2
Federal Rep. of Germany 375 76 12,599 1,562
Finland 0 0 4 15
France 294 80 3,344 797
Ireland 69 7 69 7
Israel 0 0 216 36
Japan 1 4 267 377
Korea, South 0 0 9 4
Netherlands 60 11 207 156
New Zealand 0 0 3 6
Poland 0 0 125 13
Sweden 0 0 36 40
Switzerland 76,699 17,438 858,275 167,627
Ukraine 0 0 15 2
United Kingdom 0 0 2,948 507


3002.10.0120: NORMAL HUMAN BLOOD SERA, WHETHER OR NOT FREEZE-DRIED

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U.S. Imports for Consumption: December 2003 and 2003 Year-to-Date,
not Seasonally Adjusted

(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars)
(Units of Quantity: Kilograms) December 2003 2003, through December
Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 10 32 5,709 375
Canada 0 0 59 13
Denmark 0 0 5 12
Federal Rep. of Germany 0 0 4,918 138
Israel 0 0 605 106
Japan 10 32 114 98
Norway 0 0 6 3
United Kingdom 0 0 2 5


3002.10.0130: HUMAN IMMUNE BLOOD SERA

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s/30/300210.html#After0130>
U.S. Imports for Consumption: December 2003 and 2003 Year-to-Date,
not Seasonally Adjusted

(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars)
(Units of Quantity: Kilograms) December 2003 2003, through December
Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 3,240 1,017 45,225 11,093
Australia 1 2 6 15
Canada 0 0 50 24
China 0 0 155 10
Denmark 0 0 9 5
Federal Rep. of Germany 10 17 681 273
Finland 4 2 248 67
Israel 33 9 203 51
Italy 3,158 960 33,811 8,603
Japan 0 0 35 18
Russia 0 0 1 7
Spain 0 0 7,374 1,392
Sweden 30 15 528 232
Switzerland 0 0 91 59
United Kingdom 4 12 2,033 337


3002.10.0140: FETAL BOVINE SERUM (FBS)

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U.S. Imports for Consumption: December 2003 and 2003 Year-to-Date,
not Seasonally Adjusted

(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars)
(Units of Quantity: Kilograms) December 2003 2003, through December
Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 15,557 2,346 269,646 33,547
Australia 1,995 892 60,982 13,915
Canada 0 0 9,031 1,291
China 0 0 28 17
Costa Rica 1,154 216 9,092 1,322
Denmark 0 0 4 15
El Salvador 218 6 3,927 377
Guatemala 267 62 3,848 370
Honduras 0 0 4,074 472
India 0 0 259 42
Mexico 4,988 805 41,078 6,560
Netherlands 0 0 13 6
New Zealand 5,509 178 121,997 7,318
Nicaragua 508 65 8,617 1,001
Panama 918 123 6,689 797
Switzerland 0 0 5 29
United Kingdom 0 0 2 14


3002.10.0190: BLOOD FRACTIONS NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED

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s/30/300210.html#After0190>
U.S. Imports for Consumption: December 2003 and 2003 Year-to-Date,
not Seasonally Adjusted

(Customs Value, in Thousands of Dollars)
(Units of Quantity: Kilograms) December 2003 2003, through December
Quantity Value Quantity Value
WORLD TOTAL 72,497 81,930 907,246 994,027
Argentina 0 0 72,660 112
Australia 2,411 495 6,798 1,527
Austria 2,173 5,923 72,409 79,050
Belgium 28 21 2,988 359
Brazil 0 0 42 9
Canada 1,420 6,408 37,795 83,292
Chile 0 0 18 74
China 8,268 353 82,207 3,604
Czech Republic 1 6 14 28
Denmark 1,808 19,660 19,873 276,442
Federal Rep. of Germany 9,013 18,084 109,382 211,518
Finland 87 406 2,546 3,730
France 1,569 2,569 24,583 26,699
Guyana 0 0 1 5
Hong Kong 15 25 84 151
Hungary 0 0 15 10
India 0 0 30 4
Ireland 9 4 287 228
Israel 585 1,099 8,786 7,669
Italy 5 14 35 64
Japan 2,161 607 15,933 16,931
Korea, South 92 50 405 218
Lithuania 0 0 1 13
Mexico 14,777 225 223,696 4,806
Nepal 0 0 2 17
Netherlands 1,098 4,956 26,956 100,099
New Zealand 484 154 8,658 1,034
Norway 55 397 1,156 3,986
Panama 0 0 30 44
Singapore 0 0 88 33
South Africa 0 0 6 13
Spain 210 413 5,487 4,390
Sweden 310 116 11,079 3,923
Switzerland 4,339 11,992 28,395 59,734
Taiwan 0 0 1,984 148
Ukraine 0 0 31 38
United Kingdom 21,579 7,953 142,785 104,000
Uruguay 0 0 1 25


Top of page
s/30/300210.html#Top>

Source: Foreign Trade Division
, U.S. Census Bureau.
Presented by: Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA),
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/Trade-Detail/Latest-December/Imports
/30/300210.html

002.10.0110: HUMAN BLOOD PLASMA
Skip this table

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U.S. Domestic Exports: December 2003 and 2003


http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/Trade-Detail/Latest-December/Exports
/30/300210.html


TSS






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