Safety Alerts & Recalls

Discolored Lidocaine Solution Prompts Recall

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Lidocaine HCl Injection, 2% due to a report of discolored solution with visible particles.

GE Healthcare Issues Class I Recall for CO2 Detectors

GE Healthcare announced a Class I recall of Single-Width Airway Modules (E-MiniC), and Accessories and Extension Modules (N-FC, N-FCREC).

Unique Issues Voluntary Recall of Non-Expired Drugs

The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals and consumers of a voluntary recall of all non-expired drug products for sterile use by Unique Pharmaceuticals, as they may be contaminated.

Devices Used with Tyvaso Therapy Being Recalled

United Therapeutics announced a voluntary recall of the medical devices Tyvaso Inhalation Systems with Optineb ON-100/7 and TD-100/A due to incorrect software programming.

Tainted Sexual Supplement Contains Hidden Ingredient

The FDA is warning consumers not to purchase or use O.M.G., a product marketed for sexual enhancement.

FDA Warns of Potential Sterile Drugs Contamination

The FDA is advising healthcare professionals and consumers against the use of drugs marketed as sterile by Downing Labs LLC, also known as NuVision Pharmacy in Dallas, TX, as they may be contaminated.

Mislabeling Causes Ibuprofen, Oxcarbazepine Recall

American Health Packaging announced a voluntary recall of Ibuprofen Tablets 600mg and Oxcarbazepine Tables 300mg due to mislabeled inner unit dose blister packaging.

FedEx Indicted for Illegal Drug Shipments From Online Pharmacies

The FedEx Corporation has been indicted with charges relating to conspiracies with two separate but related online pharmacy organizations to distribute misbranded prescription drugs and controlled substances to U.S. consumers without requiring a valid prescription.

Baxter Recalls Potassium Chloride, Sodium Chloride Injections

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of highly concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 20mEq/50mL in a ViaFlex Container and three lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter, found in the solutions.

Sterile Drugs Possibly Contaminated, Warns FDA

The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals not to use drugs marketed as sterile by Unique Pharmaceuticals as they may be contaminated.