||August 12, 2013
||Fisherbrand Sterile Swab, Calcium Alginate Fiber Tipped, Wood Applicator Swab 100 pouches/boxes, 10 boxes/case.
Used in applying medications to or take specimens from a patient.
||Product code # 14-959-81, lot #61513, expiration date: 2014-08, and lot 8710, expiration date 2014-08.
|Fisher Scientific Co
300 Industry Dr
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15275-1001
|For Additional Information Contact
||Fisher Scientific Co. Customer Service
|The firm is recalling Fisherbrand Sterile Swabs due to 4 customer complaints reporting the presence of non-pathogenic organisms in two lots. The finding was confirmed in lot 61513 and lot 8710 is also being recalled as a precautionary measure.
||Customers were notified by letter on June 18, 2013 and requested to discontinue use and return all affected product. The firm also asked that any additional affected customer base be contacted and notified of the recall if the lots had been further distributed. If you have any questions, contact Stericycle (reference "Event 4070") at 1-877-410-5558.
|Quantity in Commerce
||Nationwide and the country of Canada.