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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 25, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Lipo-Injection w/ Lidocaine (PF), Ascorbic Acid 50 mg; B1-50 mg; B2-5-PO4-5 mg; B3-50 mg; B5-5 mg; B6-5 mg; Cyano B12-100 mcg; Methionine 12.5 mg; Inositol-25 mg; Choline-25 mg; Lidocaine 10 mg/mL, 30 mL, Medaus Pharmacy 1-800-526-9183
Recall Number D-1049-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot #: 130510-26, Exp 11/16/2013; 130610-24, Exp 12/7/2013; and 130709-68, Exp 1/5/2014
Product Distributed Qty 19,803 mL
Reason For Recall Lack of Assurance of Sterility: The product lots are being recalled due to laboratory results (from a contract lab) indicating microbial contamination. The FDA was concerned test results obtained from the recalling firm's contract testing lab may not be reliable. Hence the sterility of the products cannot be assured.

Event Detail

Event Id 66172
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Medaus, Inc.
City Birmingham
State AL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-08-23
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Telephone
Distribution Pattern Nationwide