H & P Industries Povidine Iodine Prep Pads: Recall - Potential Microbial Contamination
MedSun: Newsletter #59, April 2011
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert
H&P industries, Inc., a manufacturer of over-the-counter products, initiated a voluntary product recall of all lots of Povidine Prep Pads manufactured by H&P Industries, Inc. but which are private labeled for many accounts. Analytical testing showed the presence of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica. Use of contaminated Povidine Prep Pads could lead to life-threatening infections, especially in at risk populations, including neonates, immune suppressed patients, and surgical patients. Treatment options are limited for Elizabethkingia meningoseptica infections.
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. H & P Industries Povidine Iodine Prep Pads: Recall - Potential Microbial Contamination. March 18, 2011.