Kareway Gericare Eye Wash Irrigation Solution Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Kareway Gericare Eye Wash Irrigation Solution Recall [US]Kareway Products, Inc. a Compton Gardena, California establishment, recalls of 60,000 bottles of Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution, due to suspected microbial contamination, resultant compromised sterility and risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/VByg30ibkBT

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm595016.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Eye Wash/Irrigation Solution products, are subject to this recall:

  • Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution, sold in four (4) fluid ounce (118 ml) bottles with a batch/lot designation of 86041601, an expiration date of 09/2019 and a UPC of 3-57896-18604-3. The product was distributed US nationwide.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after it was found that the Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution products have potential for microbial contamination compromising sterility. The product potentially could be “calamitous for any population due to a probability of a potentially sight threatening eye infection or impairment”.

As of the date of the original notification, Kareway Products has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug or medication poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any product, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Eye Wash/Irrigation Solution, please do not use this product. Instead, return the Eye Wash/Irrigation Solution to the store, online outlet or distributor where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-310-532-0009 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Pacific Standard Time or by e-mail at recall@kareway.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Eye Wash/Irrigation Solution, please search for “Eye Wash/Irrigation Solution” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Bacteria contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Kareway Products, Inc., please search for “Kareway” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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