(WFXR) — The United States Food and Drug Administration announced multiple recalls on Wednesday.
Daptomycin for Injection
The Mylan Institutional LLC business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the consumer level of one lot of Daptomycin for Injection, 500 mg/vial due to the presence of particulate matter found in one single-dose vial. To date, there have been no reports of problems or incidents occurring from the Daptomycin.
Daptomycin an injectable antibacterial treatment for skin conditions.
Injecting the recalled solution could result in local irritation, vasculitis/phlebitis, antigenic or allergic reactions, and microvascular obstruction, including pulmonary embolism.
All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant
ITECH 361 is voluntarily recalling 18,940 bottles of All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant sold in one-liter bottles with UPC Code 628055370130 due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol).
Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. It is especially dangerous for children that may accidentally ingest the product and receive methanol poisoning.
To date, ITECH 361 has not received reports of adverse events related to this recall.
Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets
Granules Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Chantilly, Va. is voluntarily recalling 12 lots of Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP, 750 mg, 100 and 500 count bottles due to the detection of high Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) levels.
Granules’ test results showed NDMA levels above the FDA acceptable limit in one out of the 12 batches distributed to the US market, but the company says it will recall all 12 batches.
Granules Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has not received any reports of incidents related to the recall.
Granules Metformin Hydrochloride Immediate-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg, 850 mg, 1000 mg, and Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg are not affected by this recall.
Natural Balance canned cat food
The J. M. Smucker Company announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken & Liver Paté Formula canned cat food due to health concerns possibly related to high levels of choline chloride.
The company says ingesting impacted products may cause nausea with excessive salivation, constricted pupils and poor vision, diarrhea or vomiting to more severe symptoms including difficulty walking, muscle shaking, tremors, irregular heartbeat, difficulty breathing, possible cardiac or respiratory failure and, in extreme situations, death.
Pet owners should contact their veterinarian immediately if their cat is displaying any of these symptoms.
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