Recall: AuroMedics Piperacillin and Tazobactam For Injection 3.375 Grams Per Vial
On 2018-05-14, the FDA announced that AuroMedics Pharma is conducting a recall on Piperacillin and Tazobactam For Injection 3.375 Grams Per Vial due to a possible particulate matter. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) AuroMedics during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: AuroMedics Pharma
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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: Piperacillin and Tazobactam For Injection 3.375 Grams Per Vial
Brand Name(s): AuroMedics
Reason for Recall: Presence of visible particulate matter
Official Recall Date: 2018-05-14
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
AuroMedics Pharma LLC is voluntarily recalling two lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for injection, USP 3.375 g (Piperacillin Sodium equivalent to 3 g of Piperacillin USP and Tazobactam Sodium equivalent to 0.375 g of Tazobactam USP. Each vial contains 7.05 mEq (162 mg) of Sodium) in a Single-Dose vial, to the hospital level. The products have been found to contain particulate matter, visible only after reconstitution that was confirmed to be glass within the vial. Read More.
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