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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 26, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Carboplatin Injection, 10 mg/mL, 45 mL Multi-Dose Vial, Rx only, antineoplastic/cytotoxic agent; Manufactured for Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045, Product of Australia, NDC 61703-339-50 (Hospira label), NDC 61703-360-50 (Novoplus label)
Recall Number D-1679-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info lot numbers Y061711AA, exp FEB 2013 and Y061711AB, exp FEB 2013 rest of world lots being recalled: list M1685A001, lots numbers Y151686AB, exp MAY 2013 and Y131686AA, exp MAR 2013; list M1723A001, lot number Y121686AF, exp SEP 2013; list M1686ADE1, lot numbers Y121686AA, exp SEP 2013 and Y151686AC, exp NOV 2013; list M1686AFR1, lot numbers Y121686AG, exp SEP 2013 and Y131686AB, exp SEP 2013; list M1714A001, lot number Y121686AC, exp SEP 2013; list M1686ANO3, lot number Y121686AE, exp SEP 2013; list M1686ASE2, lot number Y121686AB, exp SEP 2013
Product Distributed Qty 30,582 vials
Reason For Recall The affected lots of Carboplatin Injection, Cytarabine Injection, Methotrexate Injection, USP, and Paclitaxel Injection are beig recalled due to visible particles embedded in the glass located at the neck of the vial. There may be the potential for product to come into contact with the embedded particles and the particles may become dislodged into the solution.

Event Detail

Event Id 62459
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hospira Inc.
City Lake Forest
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-06-27
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide, including Puerto Rico and Guam. Product was also distributed internationally to Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand and Vietnam