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Smith & Nephew’s Recalls IV PREP Antiseptic Wipes Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

Posted by US recall news on March 8, 2011 - Category: Medical
Smith & Nephew has halted all shipments of IV PREP Antiseptic Wipes manufactured for Smith & Nephew by The Triad Group. All customers and patients are advised to discontinue use of IV PREP Antiseptic Wipes immediately, as their use could result in localized or systemic infection. All customers should dispose of or return IV PREP Antiseptic Wipes to Smith & Nephew. Read More »
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Alcohol Swab Lawsuit Filed Over Death of Two Year Old Infection

Posted by AboutLawsuits.com on February 15, 2011 - Category: Medical
At the beginning of this month, the FDA issued a reminder to all health care professionals to treat alcohol prep pads, swabs and wipes that are not specifically labeled as sterile as if they were unsterile objects. The Triad pads were not marked as sterile Read More »
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Questions and Answers About the Abbott Glucose Test Strip Recall

Posted by FDA Food and Drug Administration on December 23, 2010 - Category: Medical
The recall pertains to certain lots of glucose test strips that were distributed in the United States and Puerto Rico. No other Abbott Diabetes Care products are affected. As many as 359 million test strips may be affected. Read More »
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