Recalls for 03/14/2014

VPRIV (velaglucerase alfa for injection): Recall - Visible Particulate Matter
03/14/2014 Medical Recall

Risk of rare but serious adverse events associated with infusion containing particulates.

  • Company:
    Shire Pharmaceuticals
Reumofan Plus: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
03/14/2014 Medical Recall

UPDATED 03/14/2014. Pain Free by Nature is voluntarily recalling all lots of Reumofan Plus Tablets. Originally posted 06/01/2012.

  • Company:
    Reumofan Plus
Shire Pharmaceuticals Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Batch, Packaged into Three Lots, of VPRIVĀ® (velaglucerase alfa for injection)
03/14/2014 Food Recall

Shire Pharmaceuticals announced today the initiation of a voluntary recall in the United States of one batch, packaged into three lots, of VPRIV due to the presence of visible particulate matter, identified as stainless steel and barium sulfate. The particulate matter was found in a small number of vials in the three packaged lots of VPRIV.

  • Company:
    Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Problem
    Presence of visible particulate matter, identified as stainless steel and barium sulfate
La Compania Pain Free by Nature Retira del Mercado las Tabletas de Reumofan Plus Debido a Ingredientes Medicos no Declarados
03/14/2014 Food Recall

(In Spanish/En Espanol) Woodland Park, CO Pain Free By Nature esta retirando del mercado las tabletas "Reumofan Plus" de venta a traves de su sitio web en www.painfreebynature.com, debido a que contienen ingredientes farmaceuticos activos no declarados: metocarbamol y diclofenaco. El uso de este producto puede resultar en danos graves y potencialmente mortales.

  • Company:
    Pain Free By Nature
  • Problem
    Contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients: methocarbamol and diclofenac
Dole Fresh Vegetables Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Bagged Salads Due to Possible Health Risk
03/14/2014 Food Recall

Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad. The products being recalled are Dole Italian Blend (UPC 7143000819), Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend (UPC 1111091045), Little Salad Bar Italian Salad (UPC 4149811014) and Marketside Italian Style Salad (UPC 8113102780) coded A058201A or B, with Use-by date of March 12, 2014 due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

  • Company:
    Dole Fresh Vegetables
  • Problem
    Listeria Monocytogenes
Merit Medical Systems, Custom Procedural Trays/Kits Containing 1 percent Lidocaine HCl Injection, USP, 10mg/mL: Recall - Particulates Found in Hospira supplied Lidocaine
03/14/2014 Medical Recall

Presence of oxidized stainless steel particulate may put a patient at risk from strong magnetic field exposure such as MRI, and other adverse events resulting in serious life-threatening complications.

  • Company:
    Merit Medical
MobilePower Recalls Multi-Function Power Packs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by QVC (Recall Alert)
03/14/2014 Product Recall

The MobilePower Instant Boost 500 power packs can overheat.

  • Company:
    MobilePower LLC, of Bluffton, S.C.
  • Product:
    MobilePower Instant Boost 500 power packs
  • Problem
    Fire Hazard
  • Recall Number
    14-723