Pfizer Australia Dilantin Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Logo - PfizerPfizer Australia recalls certain batch/lots of Dilantin and Dilantin Infatabs due to suspected failure of the child-resistant cap mechanism and consequential child access and injury hazards. ACCC:

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Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Prescription Drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Dilantin (Phenytoin Sodium) 30 mg capsule bottle – AUST R: 14306
  • Dilantin (Phenytoin Sodium) 100 mg capsule bottle – AUST R: 14305
  • Dilantin (Phenytoin) Infatabs 50 mg tablet bottle – AUST R: 14308

==> No barcodes, UPCs, DINs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the ACCC, it has been identified that the above bottles of Dilantin have been supplied with child-resistant caps that may not properly engage or otherwise be properly secured. If this defect occurs, the contents of the bottles may be accessed and swallowed by children.

==> There is enough medicine in each bottle to seriously harm a child or household pet. Keep all medicines, prescription or over the counter (“OTC”), in cool dry places accessible to children or pets.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Drug, please do not use them . Instead, kindly return the product to the pharmacy, chemist or doctor’s surgery where you purchased it for a full refund.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15795
Recalls Direct RIN: 8040-2016
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