Safety Alerts and Recalls

Safety Alerts & Recalls

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.

RegeneSlim Recall Includes Four Additional Lots

Regeneca Worldwide announced the expansion of its voluntary nationwide recall of RegeneSlim appetite control dietary supplements to include four additional lots.

DEA Makes Official Change for Hydrocodone Combination Products

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has published the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to Schedule II in the Federal Register.

Potential Allergen in Gluten-Free Foods, Warns FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert regarding an ingredient commonly found in gluten-free products that may cause anaphylaxis in patients with a legume allergy.

Beware of Ebola Supplements Sold Online, Warns FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to purchase or use products sold online claiming to prevent or treat the Ebola virus.

Steel, Fiber, PVC ID'd in Dianeal Dialysis Solution

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of 2 lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II).

Two Hidden Ingredients Found in Sex Enhancement Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to not buy or use Arize and Herbal Vigor Quick Fix, products marketed for sexual enhancement.