Anyone with an existing inventory should stop use and distribution and quarantine the product immediately
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
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Hospira, Inc. announced on September 12, that one lot of Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL is recalled due to particulate matter.
FDA’s reason for the recall a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit identified by Hospira as human hair. If particulate matter is injected it may cause low-level allergic response, phlebitis, or local inflammation. Capillaries may become occluded posing an increased risk for patients with preexisting condition of trauma or other medical condition that adversely affects the microvascular blood supply.
The affected lot is Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL, NDC 0409-7620-03 Lot 41-046-JT with expiration date of 01NOV 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 Heparin Sodium 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 and quarantine the product immediately.” And the Agency notes “In addition, customers should inform potential users of this product in their organizations of this notification.”
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