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Class 2 Medicines Recall (action within 48 hours): Vancomycin Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion manufactured by Actavis Group PTC ehf (EL (14)A/06)

Actavis is recalling all remaining stock of specific batches to hospital ward, pharmacy, clinic and wholesale level. This is due to the potential for small particles of fibre material and glass to be present in individual vials, identified by Actavis' third party manufacturer.

DRUG ALERT

CLASS 2 MEDICINES RECALL

Action within 48 hours

Hospital ward, pharmacy, clinic and wholesale level

12 June 2014 EL (14)A/06 Our ref: 

MDR 16-06/14

Actavis Group PTC ehf

Vancomycin Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 500mg - PL 30306/0444

Vancomycin Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 1000mg - PL 30306/0445


Product Batch number Expiry date First distributed
Vancomycin Powder for Infusion 500mg 5001039 Mar-2015 26-Jun-2013
5001066 Apr-2015 15-Jul-2013
5001177 Jul-2015 13-Sep-2013
5001231 Aug-2015 16-Dec-2013
5000830 Oct-2014 14-Feb-2013
Vancomycin Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 1000mg 5001102 May-2015 18-Sep-2013
5001128 Jun-2015 27-Dec-2013
5001034 Mar-2015 17-Oct-2013
5001190 Jul-2015 27-May-2014

Actavis is recalling all remaining stock of the above batches to hospital ward, pharmacy, clinic and wholesale level. This is due to the potential for small particles of fibre material and glass to be present in individual vials, identified by Actavis' third party manufacturer.

Remaining stocks of the affected batches should be quarantined and returned to the original supplier for credit. For enquiries relating to stock returns please contact Actavis Customer Services on 0800 373 573.

For medical information enquiries please contact Actavis Medical Information Department on 01271 385 257.

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