Recall: Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding All Compounded Injectable Prescription Medications
On 2017-08-18, the FDA announced that Vital Rx d/b/a Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding is conducting a recall on All Compounded Injectable Prescription Medications due to a possible lack of sterility. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 8 drugs recalls due to potential lack of sterility, including all unexpired sterile drug syringes and iv bags, potassium phosphate and succinylcholine chloride intravia bags and more. Additionally, there have been 18 drug and medical device recalls due to other health hazards as well as 116 food recalls.
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Name: Vital Rx d/b/a Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: All compounded injectable prescription medications
Brand Name(s): Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding
Reason for Recall: Lack of Sterility Assurance
Official Recall Date: 2017-08-17
Note: Although this recall announcement is dated 08/17/2017, it was not published by the FDA until 08/18/2017.
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Vital Rx, Inc. d/b/a Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding is voluntarily recalling all lots of all compounded injectable prescription medications to the consumer level. The compounded injectable prescription medications have been found to lack sterility assurance. Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding became aware of this issue during an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) inspection of the pharmacy. Read More.
More information may be available at FDA.gov
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