Posts Tagged 'Recall'

Lidocaine HCL Injection (1%) Recalled

FDA releases warning of Lidocaine recallRecently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a news release warning the public of a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCL Injection. Hospira, Inc., the product manufacturer as well as the world’s largest provider of injectable drugs, has issued this recall due to the presence oxidized stainless steel found in the drug particulates.

According to the FDA, the specific product recalled is: 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, 10 ...

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2.2 Million Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall for more than 2 million dehumidifiers sold in the United States after they were found to have a defect that is causing house fires.

The recall affects about 80 models with brand names including: Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premier, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and Superclima, the CPSC said in a statement.

The dehumidifiers were sold from January 2005 through August 2013 at HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, ...

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FDA Announces Voluntary Recall of Infant Motrin

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall of Motrin Infants’ Drops that were distributed in the United States.

Roughly 200,000 bottles have been voluntarily recalled by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the company that manufactures Concentrated Motrin Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles.

The recall was prompted after plastic pieces were found in them medication. The company claimed that these particles came from a third-party supplier that makes ibuprofen. Only three lots are affected by ...

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Nationwide Recall of Aspirin Bottles Containing Tylenol

Nationwide emergency recall of baby aspirinA nationwide emergency recall of baby aspirin bottles was initiated on June 17th, 2013 after a CVS pharmacist discovered one bottle had been filled with acetaminophen — otherwise known by the brand name Tylenol.

More than 16,000 bottles have voluntarily been recalled by Advance Pharmaceutical, Inc., the company responsible for the filling and labeling of the bottles. These bottles are labeled “Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81-mg.” The recall was prompted by a bottle ...

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FDA issues recall for defibrillators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Class 1 recall for certain models of the HeartSine Samaritan 300/300P Public Access Defibrillator.

According to the FDA, the problematic models were manufactured and distributed from August, 2004, through January, 2011.

The problems with the devices are twofold.

Some of the devices have been found to intermittently turn on and off, which may eventually deplete the battery. Also, certain devices that contain early versions of the battery management software may misinterpret a temporary drop ...

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Hybrid luxury Fisker Karma catches fire

The automotive site Jalopnik reports that a Fisker Karma hybrid-electric luxury sedan set itself on fire recently while its owner was purchasing groceries in Woodside, Calif.

In May, according to Jalopnik, a brand-new Fisker Karma sedan was blamed for a house fire in Houston.

Nobody was hurt in the California incident, which occurred when the owner of the vehicle went into a store to get some groceries and came out to discover smoke pouring from the car. He called the manufacturer, and ...

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