Safety

Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083 percent (Nephron Pharmaceuticals): Recall - Aseptic Processing Simulation Results

 

[Posted 10/17/2013]

AUDIENCE: Pharmacy

ISSUE: Nephron Pharmaceuticals initiated a voluntary recall, at the retail level, of ten lots of product due to results from an internal monitoring process. NPC performs aseptic process simulation as part of an internal processes to assure product quality. All of the lots listed above met and passed NPC’s quality specifications at the time of manufacture. In accordance with published guidance regarding aseptic processing simulation from the FDA, NPC has initiated this recall as a precautionary measure.

BACKGROUND: The affected product is identified as Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083%, in the 25 count packaging configuration (NDC# 0487-9501-25) and lots A3A33A, A3A33B, A3A34A, A3A35A, A3A36A, A3A37A, A3A38A, A3A40A, A3A41A, and A3A42A

RECOMMENDATION: NPC is asking retailers to remove the affected lots from store shelves and is asking consumers to discontinue use and dispose of any product they may have that is included in this recall.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

  • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm
  • Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

 

[10/17/2013 - Press Release - Nephron Pharmaceuticals]
[10/17/2013 - Product Photos - FDA]

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