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Accusure Insulin Syringes Recall Notice Jun 2005

The following information is from Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. Contact the company for a copy of any referenced enclosures.


130 Vintage Drive
Huntsville, AL 35811

(256) 859-4011

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

QUALITEST PHARMACEUTCALS, INC. ISSUES A VOLUNTARY NATIONWIDE RECALL OF ACCUSURE INSULIN SYRINGES 1cc 28 Gauge 1/2 Inch 100's

Contact:
Mr. Charles V. (Trey) Propst
Phone 1-800-444-4011

For Immediate release - Huntsville, AL - June 14, 2005 - Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of AccuSure Insulin Syringes 1cc, 28 Gauge 1/2 Inch, distributed between October 2004 and June 2005. There may be 1cc syringes which are mislabeled as 1/2 cc syringes on the plastic inner wrap holding 10 Individual syringes, which could potentially result in confusion by the patient or caregiver, resulting in an incorrect dose or amount being administered.

No injuries have been reported to date.

Consumers who have any of the product on hand should immediately stop using, and contact Qualitest, or return unused syringes to the pharmacy from which purchased.

Product was distributed to drug wholesalers/distributors, and pharmacies within the United States.

The product affected is as follows:
NDC 0603-6996-21 Accusure Insulin Syringes 1cc 28 Gauge 1/2 Inch Boxes of 100 ALL LOTS

Qualitest is notifying all customers who received the product and arranging for return of any affected product.

This recall is being conducted with the full knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

Customers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-444-4011 for more information.