B. Braun Medical has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Heparin sodium injection solution due to the presence of a heparin-like contaminant.The recall affects 23 Finished Product lots, which were supplied by Scientific Protein Laboratories (SPL). The FDA has received reports of serious injuries and/or deaths in patients who have been administered heparin injectable products of other companies containing this contaminant.

For more information call (800) 227-2862 or visit www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ArchiveRecalls/2008/ucm112400.htm.