Anyone with an existing inventory should stop use and distribution, quarantine the product immediately
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014
AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Hospira Lactated Ringer’s and 5% Dextrose Injection.
The FDA informed on July 11, that one lot of Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, by Hospira Inc., is recalled due to mold contamination. The specific product is used for parenteral replacement of extracellular losses of fluid and electrolytes, with or without minimal carbohydrate calories.
The reason for the recall is based on a confirmed customer report where particulate was identified as a filamentous-like structured particulate indicative of mold. Administration of the specific product can lead to infections, even life-threatening, and may cause prolonged hospitalization or organ failure. The affected lot number is Lot 35-118-JT with expiration date 1 NOV 2015.
Taking into consideration the latest developments, AttorneyOne.com monitor daily and update the website providing accurate information on all relevant FDA safety alerts. Sean Burke, director of Media Relations at AttorneyOne.com, adds “we are determined to keep an eye on FDA announcements concerning Hospira Lactated Ringer’s and 5% Dextrose Injection and inform the public. For that reason", he continues, "our focus should squarely fall on investigating these safety alerts and getting the word out.”
As the FDA recommends “Anyone with an existing inventory should stop use and distribution, quarantine the product immediately” and call Stericycle to arrange for the return of the product.
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