MedWatch Safety Alerts
Potential risk of medication error or delay in therapy for patients that require high concentration potassium chloride.
UPDATED 09/16/2014. One AC/DC power adapter production lot added to recall. The casing on some AC/DC power adapters may become loose and separate, resulting in a potential for electric shock.
Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), In 0.9 percent Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter
Risk of injected particulate material which may result in local inflammation, phlebitis, and/or low-level allergic response.
Sterile Drug Products by Downing Labs (aka NuVision Pharmacy): Drug Alert - Lack of Sterility Assurance
UPDATED 09/09/2014. FDA has issued a formal request to Downing Labs for the immediate recall of all lots of its purportedly sterile products currently on the market that are not expired.
Compromised sterility of a product may lead to risk for infection
UPDATED 09/05/2014. Recall Classified as Class I. Potential adhesion defect which may lead to infection. Originally posted 08/26/2014
CloverSnare 4-Loop Vascular Retrieval Snare by Cook Medical: Recall - Risk of Loop to Separate From Shaft
UPDATED 09/04/2014. Classified as Class I Recall.