Results RNA Lubrisine Eye Drop Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Results RNA Lubrisine Eye Drop Recall [US]Results RNA LLC, a New Hartford, Connecticut establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of Lubrisine Eye Drops to the nationwide/worldwide healthcare practitioner, retail and consumer levels due to suspected production using practices that do not support sterility as well as undeclared Colloidal Silver and consequential risk of bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications including long-term eye damage, visual impairment and/or blindness, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/j8az30nc18j

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629256.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following medications are subject to this recall:

  • Lubrisine Eye Drops, sold in one (1) ounce dropper bottles with a UPC of 9238230723. The affected Lubrisine Eye Drops include all lots manufactured from May 12, 2012 forward. The date of manufacture is located on the bottom of the bottle.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled eye medications can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to the FDA, the use of non-sterile eye drops could result in a potentially sight threatening eye infections. In additional, exposure to Colloidal Silver, over an extended period of time, could result in permanent discoloration of the Conjunctiva. At the time of this recall, Results RNA had 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 poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug or medication, return it to your retailer for refund or to your local pharmacist, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect medication.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled eye drops, please do not use them. Instead, return the eye drops to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Eye Drops, please search for “eye drops” or more generically, “medication” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Lubrisine brand name, please search for “Lubrisine” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 11004-2019
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