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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 16, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description 1/2cc Insulin Syringe U-40 with 29G x 1/2" Needles are individually packages in a container consisting of a transparent plastic bottom and a white top with green printing. 100 individual wrapped syringes per carton. The cartons are white with green printing.
Recall Number V-059-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Catalog Number: MV1/2CCINS-40; Lot Number: 20120610
Product Distributed Qty 137 cartons (13,700 syringes)
Reason For Recall The barrels on 1/2cc Insulin Syringe U-40 with 29G x 1/2" Needles are not marked correctly. The marking on the barrel indicate that 1/2cc of U40 insulin contains 40 units of insulin instead of 20 units of insulin.

Event Detail

Event Id 67522
Product Type Veterinary
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm American Health Service Sales
City Mettawa
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-02-19
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern US: Nationwide (AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TX, WA, WI, WV) + Puerto Rico