Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Accusure Insulin Syringes [31G, 1/2 cc and 1 cc]
MedSun: Newsletter #40, September 2009

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals and FDA notified patients and healthcare professionals of a voluntary nationwide recall of two lots of Accusure Insulin Syringes. The syringes in these lots have been found to have needles which can detach from the syringe. When the needle becomes detached from the syringe during use, it can become stuck in the insulin vial, push back into the syringe, or remain in the skin after an injection.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Accusure Insulin Syringes [31G, 1/2 cc and 1 cc]. August 21, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts

Recall – Firm Press Release. Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Accusure® Insulin Syringes [31G, 1/2 cc and 1 cc]. August 21, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm179943.htm


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