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Abbott Issues Recall of Certain Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Abbott is voluntarily conducting a recall for the FreeStyle® Blood Glucose Meter and the FreeStyle Flash® Blood Glucose Meter. These two meters have not been in production s ... Read on »
Abbott Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain FreeStyle® and FreeStyle Lite® Blood Glucose... by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Abbott today announced it is initiating a voluntary recall of 20 lots of FreeStyle® and FreeStyle Lite® Blood Glucose Test Strips in the United States. These lots of test st ... Read on »
Abbott Prism Chagas by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Proper Name: Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi)(E. coli, Recombinant) Antigen Tradename: Abbott Prism Chagas Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories Indic ... Read on »
Abbott Recalls Some Similac Formulas by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Please share copies of this printer-friendly PDF (438 KB) ... Read on »
Abbott Voluntarily Recalls Certain Similac® Brand Powder Infant Formulas That Did Not Meet... by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Sept. 22, 2010 - ABBOTT PARK, Ill. - Abbott is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of certain Similac-brand, powder infant fo ... Read on »
Abdallah Candies Announces the Voluntary Recall of Holiday Caramel Bites by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Abdallah Candies of Burnsville, MN is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling red and silver foil wrapped Holiday Caramel Bites. One customer has reported f ... Read on »
About the CDRH Inspections Database by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The CDRH Inspections Database provides information about medical device inspections that were the responsibility of CDRH from 2008 to the present. A single ... Read on »
About the Center for Veterinary Medicine (video) by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This is the story of the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, whose staff ensures that animal drugs, devices and feeds are safe a ... Read on »
Abrams Royal Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Unexpired Sterile Products... by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Abrams Royal Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of sterile products dispensed nationwide due to concerns of lack of sterility assurance. All unexpired lot ... Read on »
Accutron, Inc. Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Ultra PC% Cabinet Mount Flowmeters by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interest ... Read on »
Acetadote (acetylcysteine) Injection: Recall - Particulate Matter Found in a Small Number of Vials by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education [Posted 1/1/2011] AUDIENCE: Risk Managers, Pharmacy, Emergency Medicine ISSUE: Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. recalled 6 lots of Acetadote ... Read on »
Acetaminophen Information by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education On January 13, 2011, FDA announced that it is asking manufacturers of prescription acetaminophen combination products to limit the maximum amount ... Read on »
Acetaminophen Prescription Products Limited to 325 mg Per Dosage Unit: Drug Safety Communication by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education [Posted 01/13/2011] AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Pain Management ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that it has asked drug manufacturers to ... Read on »
Acetaminophen: Drug Safety Communication - Association with Risk of Serious Skin Reactions by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education AUDIENCE: Dermatology, Primary Care, Pharmacy ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that acetaminophen has bee ... Read on »
Actavis Encourages Consumers to Return Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Operators available to handle voluntary recall of 18 lots Email: media@actavis.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 4, 2010 – Morristown, ... Read on »
Actavis Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of 18 Lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 21, 2010 - Morristown, NJ - Actavis Inc. today announced a voluntary recall to the wholesale and retail levels only of 18 ... Read on »
Actos (pioglitazone): Ongoing Safety Review - Potential Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education [Posted 09/17/2010] AUDIENCE: Endocrinology, Family Practice, Urology ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that the Age ... Read on »
ACTUALIZACIÓN (RETIRO EXTENDIDO) La compañía Roos Foods retira del mercado... by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Roos Foods emitió comunicados de prensa para el retiro del mercado de nuestros productos de queso. Este retiro del mercado se ha ampliado para incluir a todos los tamaños de ... Read on »
Ad-Tech Macro Micro Subdural Electrodes by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education [Posted 03/07/2013] Audience: Risk Manager, Biomedical Engineering, Neurosurgery ISSUE: FDA and Ad-Tech notified healthcare pro ... Read on »
Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corporation Issues Global Recall of Macro Micro Subdural Electrodes by FDA Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education On December 18,2012 Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corporation initiated a recall of 115 Macro Micro Subdural Electrodes. There is a concern the microelectrodes are not flush wi ... Read on »