Baxter Recalls Mislabled Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection

Baxter Recalls Mislabled Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection
Baxter Recalls Mislabled Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq/100mL at the hospital/pharmacy/nurse level. This recall is due to a labeling error identified by three customers on the shipping cartons in a single lot. The cartons labeled for this specific lot may contain units of Gentamicin sulfate Injection 80mg/100mL.

The affected product has Lot #P318220, NDC #0338-0709-48, and Product Code 2B0826. This labeling error can result in medication error or delay in therapy for patients that require Potassium Chloride. The affected lot was distributed between May 26, 2014 and August 8, 2014.

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Potassium Chloride Injection is indicated for intravenous (IV) treatment of potassium deficiency. Gentamicin Sulfate is an antibiotic also administered intravenously.

For more information call (8000 422-9837 or visit FDA.gov.

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