Recall: Auromedics Piperacillin And Tazobactam For Injection, USP 3.375 G
On 2018-07-31, the FDA announced that AuroMedics Pharma is conducting a recall on Piperacillin And Tazobactam For Injection, USP 3.375 G due to possible contamination with 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, USP 3.375 g
Brand Name(s): Auromedics
Reason for Recall: Presence of Particulate Matter
Official Recall Date: 2018-07-31
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. One vial from lot# PP0317012-A was found to contain particulate matter, identified as glass within the vial and another vial from lot# PP0317059-A was found to contain silicone material. This problem was discovered as a result of two product complaints in which the contents of one vial from batch PP0317012-A was found to contain a glass particle and the contents of one vial from batch PP0317059A was found to contain a silicone particle. Read More.
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