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January 6, 2011

Teva Pharmaceuticals Recalls One Lot of Metronidazole 250mg Tablets

Teva Pharmaceuticals is recalling Metronidazole Tablets USP, 250mg, lot 312566, expiration date 05/2012. This product lot is being recalled due to the presence of underweight tablets.

December 30, 2010

American Regent Recalls Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP 7.5% and 8.4%, 50mL Single Dose Vials Due to Particulate Matter

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of ALL unexpired lots of the following products: Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP, 7.5%, 44.6 mEq/50 mL, Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-0639-25 and Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP, 8.4%, 50 mEq/50 mL, Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-1550-25.

December 30, 2010

American Regent Recalls of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, USP 4 mg/mL, 30 mL Multiple Dose Vial

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of the following: Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, USP, 4 mg/mL, 30 mL Multiple Dose Vial, NDC # 0517-4930-25.

October 29, 2010

B. Braun Recalls 7 Lots of Heparin Injection Due to Contamination

B. Braun is recalling seven lots of heparin injection products. Testing of retained crude heparin samples indicated a trace amount of oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS) contaminant.

October 28, 2010

Sandoz Recalls 50mg/2mL and 250mg/10mL Vials of Methotrexate Injection Due to Glass Particulates

The following recall is being posted as some veterinarians may use this product in treating their patients. Sandoz is initiating this voluntary recall of all 24 lots of the affected product following the finding of small glass flakes in a limited number of vials in four lots.

October 27, 2010

FDA Announces Addition of Boxed Warning to METACAM® (meloxicam) Labels

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the addition of a boxed warning to the label of two METACAM® (meloxicam) products.

October 22, 2010

Actavis Inc. Recalls 18 Lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h

Actavis Inc. has recalled at the wholesale and retail levels only 18 lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/hour C-II patches manufactured for Actavis by Corium International in the United States.

September 9, 2010

Hartz Recalls One Lot of Naturals Real Beef Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is recalling one specific lot of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is for 74,700 8-oz bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs, lot code BZ0969101E, UPC number 32700-11519,

August 17, 2010

Merrick Pet Care Recalls All Lots of Filet Squares & Texas Hold’ems Treats (10 oz bag): Salmonella Risk

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is expanding its previous recall of Filet Squares and Texas Hold'ems treats to include all lots of the 10 oz "Beef Filet Squares" for Dogs and "Texas Hold'ems" pet treats.