2 Notification to recipients of potential exposure to disease
transmissible by blood.
3 Units transfused ((a)4 above).
(c) Reports and records: Names, signatures, and inclusive dates of
employment of those authorized to sign or initial or review reports and records.
(2) Minimum 5 years retention:
(a) Records of donors and donor blood:
1 Donors' ABO and Rh.
2 Difficulty in blood typing.
3 Severe donor reactions.
4 Apheresis clinical record.
5 Records of blood component inspection prior to issue.
(b) Records of patients:
1 Patients' ABO and Rh.
Interpretation of compatibility testing.
3 Therapeutic procedures including phlebotomy, apheresis, and
(c) Other records:
1 All superseded procedures, manuals and publications.
2 Temperatures of storage and results of inspection of blood and
3 Control testing of components, reagents, and equipment and PT
(3) Temporary retention: records of prospective blood donors who have been
temporarily deferred for the protection of the potential recipient shall be maintained for
the required deferral period, including interpretations of prescreening or qualifying tests.