Safety Alerts and Recalls

Safety Alerts & Recalls

FDA: Certain Auto-Injectors OK to Use 1 Year Beyond Exp Date

The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals and emergency responders that certain lots of AtroPen (atropine), CANA (diazepam), morphine sulfate, and pralidoxime chloride auto-injectors manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies can be used for up to one year beyond the labeled expiration date.

Over 11,000 Boxes of Naproxen Recalled Due to Drug Mix-up

Contract Packaging Resources announced a voluntary recall of 11,640 boxes of Assured brand Naproxen Sodium Tablets due to some cartons containing bottles of Ibuprofen.

Hospira Recalls Lidocaine HCl for Injection

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of 1% Lidocaine HCl for Injection after a confirmed report of human hair in a single unit.

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.