Safety Alerts and Recalls

Safety Alerts & Recalls

Possible Leak with Certain LifeCare IV Solutions

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of various lots of several intravenous (IV) solutions in its LifeCare line due to potential for leakage.

Hidden Ingredients Discovered in Sit and Slim II

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to not buy or use Sit and Slim II, a product promoted and sold for weight loss.

Temperature Excursions Lead to Vancomycin Injection Recall

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Vancomycin HCl Injection, equivalent to 1g Vancomycin Sterile Powder because the product may have experienced temperature excursions during shipment.

Recall Due to Wrong Exp Date on Ketorolac Label

Sagent announced a voluntary nationwide recall of 3 lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection manufactured by Cadila Healthcare Limited.

Lead Poisoning Risk in Children's Powdered Product

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning parents and caregivers not to use "Bo Ying compound" manufactured by Eu Yan Sang (Hong Kong) Ltd. due a potential lead poisoning risk associated with the product.

$5 Million Worth of Kratom Seized by U.S. Marshals

The United States Marshals seized over 25,000 pounds of raw kratom material valued at more than $5 million from Rosefield Mangement, Inc. in Van Nuys, CA.

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.

Hidden Ingredients Found in Multiple Weight Loss Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that several products promoted and sold for weight loss have been found to contain undeclared ingredients and should not be purchased or used.

Heparin Sodium Recalled Due to Visible Particulate

Hospira has announced a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Heparin Sodium Injection due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit.

Beware of Sterile Drugs from Downing Labs/NuVision, Warns FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare professionals and consumers again about all sterile-use drug products made and distributed by Downing Labs LLC/NuVision.