Recalls for 04/18/2014

Whole Foods Market Southwest Region Recalls Mini Butter Croissants Due to Undeclared Egg
04/18/2014 Food Recall

Whole Foods Market Southwest Region is recalling mini butter croissants because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen.ÂÂPeople who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

  • Company:
    Whole Foods Market Southwest Region
  • Problem
    Drowning Hazard
Hospira Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI INjection, USP, Due To Visible Particulates
04/18/2014 Food Recall

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP to the user level due to a confirmed customer report of orange and black particulate within the solution and embedded within the glass vial.

  • Company:
    Hospira, Inc.
  • Problem
    Punctures In The Pouch Packaging
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg in 10 mL single use vials Due to Presence of Particulate Matter
04/18/2014 Food Recall

(NASDAQ: CBST) today announced it is voluntarily recalling one lot of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter, reported via customer complaint and identified as glass particles, found in a single vial from this lot, produced by a contract manufacturer. The administration of glass particulate, if present in an intravenous drug, poses a potential safety risk to patients.

  • Company:
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Thinogenics Products by Nature’s Universe: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
04/18/2014 Medical Recall

Use of undeclared sibutramine can lead to increased risk of seizures, heart attacks, arrhythmia and stroke.

  • Company:
    Thinogenics
Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates
04/18/2014 Medical Recall

Injected particulate matter may result in local inflammation, phlebitis, and/or low level allergic response through mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate.

  • Company:
    Hospira
Nature’s Universe Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of All Thinogenics Products Sold Prior to 02/06/2014 Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine
04/18/2014 Food Recall

Nature’s Universe is voluntarily recalling all lots of old Thinogenics product (product sold prior to February 6, 2014, hereinafter the “Old Product”) to the user level after FDA analysis revealed that the Old Product contained undeclared sibutramine.

  • Company:
    Nature's Universe
  • Problem
    Listeria Monocytogenes
Hospira Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Seven Lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP, Due to Visible Particulates
04/18/2014 Food Recall

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today that on April 2, 2014, it informed customers of a nationwide recall of seven lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP, to the user level due to a glass defect located on the interior neck of the vial, which was identified during a retain sample inspection where the glass vial contained visible embedded metal particulate. Free-floating metal particulates were also identified in vials upon further analysis.

  • Company:
    Hospira, Inc.
  • Problem
    Electrocution Hazard
S.W.A.G: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
04/18/2014 Medical Recall

Contains undeclared Sildenafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

  • Category
    Erectile Dysfunction
FEDERAL ( 14T004000 )
04/18/2014 Tire Recall

Dated: APR 18, 2014 Federal Corporation (Federal) is recalling certain model Couragia A/T LT245/75R16 120/116Q 10PR tires manufactured May 2013 through April 2014, and with sidewall stampings of DOT UXA3 and calendar wee...

  • Company:
    Federal Corporation
ALLIANCE TIRE ( 14T002000 )
04/18/2014 Tire Recall

Dated: APR 18, 2014 Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (Alliance) is recalling certain 14-17.5 ML Alliance 239 tires built for use on mining, logging and industrial equipment for restricted highway use (55mph), manufactured fr...

  • Company:
    ALLIANCE TIRE
CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) by Cubist Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Presence of Particulate Matter
04/18/2014 Medical Recall

Potential risk of thromboembolism, pulmonary emboli, phlebitis, mechanical block of the capillaries or arterioles, activation of platelets, subsequent generation of microthrombi, and emboli.

  • Company:
    Cubicin
Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates
04/18/2014 Medical Recall

Risk of local inflammation, and/or mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate, and/or a delay in therapy.

  • Company:
    Stericycle