5% Dextrose, 0.9% Sodium Chloride IV Solution Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: Baxter Healthcare recalls some 5% Dextrose Injection, USP Intravenous (IV) Solutions and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP Intravenous (IV) Solutions due to particulate matter hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/s7XhF

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm379914.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Intravenous (IV) Drug Solutions are subject to this recall:  Continue reading

Hospira 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection Recall Update [US]

FlagUSUS/Silver Spring: Hospira updates its previous recall for some 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection Solution, USP, 100 mL due to particulate matter hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/kINjA

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm349552.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports this recall updates its original notification in which four separate particulate issues were identified in four individual flexible containers. The four single particles were identified as follows: polyester fiber, nylon fiber, cotton fiber and nitrocellulose fiber, respectively.

The FDA says this product is used as a source of water and electrolytes and is packaged in a 100 mL flexible container, lot number 05-201-JT (the lot number may be followed by a -01). The recalled product has an expiration date of May 1, 2013, and was distributed within the United States between May 2011 and August 2011 to wholesalers/distributors, hospitals and pharmacies.

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