Covidien, a healthcare products company, initiated a voluntary recall of certain lots of MonojectTM prefill flush syringes due to the syringes being filled with water that had not been subjected to their autoclave sterilization process.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation has sent a notice of a labeling error affecting the expiration date of the Sterile Water for Injection that is packaged as a diluent with Recombinate [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)].
Baxter BioScience has announced that it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Recombinate Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant). Baxter states that this recall is being taken as a precautionary measure after a retrospective review of its manufacturing process revealed a breach in aseptic processing.
The FDA and Triad Group, Inc., a manufacturer of over-the-counter alcohol swabs, have recalled lots of alcohol prep pads, alcohol swabs, and alcohol swabsticks that have private labels but are all manufactured by Triad Group, Inc.
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.
Health authorities in the United Kingdom have announced that a man with hemophilia A who died of unrelated causes was found at post-mortem examination to have evidence of infection with the agent causing variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), the human form of “mad cow disease.”
CSL Behring L.L.C. is initiating a field correction of component packs packaged with five specific lots of Mononine®. The packs do not have a complete seal between the soft blister pack and the package cover.