Safety Alerts and Recalls

Safety Alerts & Recalls

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.

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.