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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 22, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Carboplatin Injection, 10 mg/mL, a) 5 mL multi-dose vials (NDC 61703-339-18) (NDC 61703-360-18, NOVAPLUS), b) 45 mL multi-dose vials (NDC 61703-339-50) (NDC 61703-360-50 NOVAPLUS), Rx only, Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045, Product of Australia
Recall Number D-1648-2012
Classification Class III
Code Info 5 mL vial - NDC 61703-339-18 (Hospira label), lot number Y031654AB, expiration APR2013; NDC 61703-360-18 (Novoplus label), lot number Y031654AA, expiration APR2013; 45 mL vial - NDC 61703-339-50 (Hospira label), lot numbers Y041711AA, expiration DEC 2012 and Y061711AB, expiration FEB 2013; NDC 61703-360-50 (Novoplus label), lot number Y061711AA, expiration FEB 2013
Product Distributed Qty 77,542 vials
Reason For Recall Failed PH specification: The lots of Carboplatin Injection were manufactured from Carboplatin API lots which trended out of specification low pH.

Event Detail

Event Id 62463
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hospira Inc.
City Lake Forest
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-02
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide and Puerto Rico