Equine and canine pet first aid kits are being recalled due to possibly contaminated alcohol and iodine prep pads. The recall started in January with human products and has been extended to include items used in pet first aid kits. From DVM360 .
Triad Group, which manufactures alcohol and iodine prep pads used in the first-aid kits, sold by Creative Pet Products and MAI/Genesis (Veterinary Concepts) has extended its original January recall several times, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports of human illnesses and maybe even the death of a Texas toddler allegedly linked to Triad products’ possible contamination with Bacillus cereus and Elizabethkingia menigoseptica.
Triad manufactures and distributes medical products across the country, including private label products for major retailers like Wal-Mart, Target and CVS.
The animal first-aid kits affected by the recall are all lot numbers of Creative Pet Products’ Sporting Dog Kit, Sporting Dog II Kit, Horse Aid Kit, and K9 First Aid Police and Military Kit for the alcohol prep pads, and lot numbers starting with 8, 9, 0 or 1 for Horse Aid Kit, Sporting Dog Kit and Sporting Dog II Kit for the iodine prep pads.