Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of NP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP Due to Sub Potency

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 17, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 17, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Sub Potency Company Name: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Brand Name: Brand Name(s) NP Thyroid 15 & NP Thyroid120 Product Description: Product Description Thyroid Tablets Company Announcement Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot…

Beware of Fraudulent Dietary Supplements

Español  Português Federal regulators continue to warn consumers about tainted, dangerous products that are marketed as dietary supplements. These fraudulent products can cause serious injury or even death. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found nearly 300 fraudulent products—promoted mainly for weight loss, sexual enhancement, and bodybuilding—that contain hidden or deceptively labeled ingredients, such…

Becton Dickinson (BD) CareFusion 303 Inc. Recalls Alaris™ Syringe and Alaris™ PCA Modules Due to Potential Incorrect Display of Syringe Types and/or Sizes

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product BD Alaris™ Syringe Module; and BD Alaris™ PCA Module, Syringe/PCA Sizer Sensor Replacement Kit Model Number: BD Alaris™ Syringe Module Model 8110 BD Alaris™ PCA Module Model…

Cuidado con los “suplementos dietéticos” fraudulentos

English  Português Los organismos reguladores estatales siguen alertando a los consumidores acerca de los productos contaminados y peligrosos que son comercializados como suplementos dietéticos. Estos productos fraudulentos pueden causar daños graves e incluso la muerte. La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA por sus siglas en inglés) ha encontrado casi 300 productos fraudulentos que son…

Becton Dickinson (BD) CareFusion 303 Recalls Alaris System Infusion Pumps Due to Damaged Inter-Unit Interface Connectors, Loose or Missing Battery Screws and A Broken Upper and Lower Hinge Posts and Membrane Frame

The FDA has identified the occurrence of Situation 1, 2 and 3 as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. The FDA has identified the occurrence of Situation 4 as a Class II recall and use of these devices may cause temporary…

Coping With Memory Loss

Everyone has mild memory lapses from time to time. You can’t find your car keys one day, and your reading glasses go missing the next. These are usually just signs of a normal brain that’s constantly prioritizing, sorting, storing, and retrieving all types of information. But how do you know when memory loss is abnormal…

FDA’s Food and Cosmetics Information Center Answers Your Questions

The FDA’s Food and Cosmetic Information Center (FCIC) answers questions about nutrition and the safety and labeling of food, dietary supplements and cosmetics. Here are just a few examples of questions answered by the FCIC, which is part of the agency’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN): Question: I operate a restaurant and would…

Medek, LLC. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of M Hand Sanitizer Due to Potential Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol) and Subpotent Ethanol Levels

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 09, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 10, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Contains Methanol and may be Sub-Potent for Ethanol Company Name: Medek, LLC Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Product Description: Product Description M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Company Announcement Medek, LLC is voluntarily recalling…