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Medical Advisory #410: FDA Issues Recall of Huber Needles and Huber Infusion Sets

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Medical Advisory #410: FDA Issues Recall of Huber Needles and Huber Infusion Sets

January 29, 2010

The FDA has recalled Exel/Exelint Huber needles, Exel/Exelint Huber Infusion Sets and Exel/Exelint “Securetouch+” Safety Huber Infusion Sets manufactured by Nipro Medical Corporation for Exelint International Corporation. NHF wants to inform the community of this recall and suggests that you contact your hemophilia treatment center or factor provider if you have any of these infusion kits. Please see the FDA News Release for specific lot numbers of the recalled products.

PHYSICIANS: Please distribute this information to all providers in your area who treat patients with hemophilia.

CHAPTERS: Please distribute this information to your membership.

Please sign up for the Patient Notification System (PNS) to be notified directly about the latest recall or withdrawal of recombinant and plasma products. The system is confidential and time sensitive. It is administered by an independent third-party organization and is free of charge. To enroll in the PNS online, please go to:http://www.patientnotificationsystem.org

This material is provided for your general information only. NHF does not give medical advice or engage in the practice of medicine. NHF under no circumstances recommends treatment for specific individuals and in all cases recommend that you consult your physician or local hemophilia treatment center before pursuing any course of treatment.