Product Safety Recalls and Alerts

The information contained in this section involves recalls and alerts issued regarding animal health products including vaccines, drugs (as well as human drugs that may be used in animals in accordance with the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act – AMDUCA), and medical devices used by veterinarians.

Please note that the information presented here is based on statements or press releases that have been brought to the AVMA's attention by the manufacturer or the federal governmental agency (e.g., Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency) responsible for regulation of the affected products. If you are notified of a recall or alert that is not on this list, please notify the AVMA by contacting Dr. Kimberly May.

For information about pet/animal food recalls (including pet, livestock, wild bird, and other animal feeds), visit our Pet Food Safety Recalls and Alerts page.

For information about reporting an adverse event associated with an animal health product, medical device, or animal feed product, visit our Reporting Adverse Events page.

Brand/Company
Product
Reason
Lot Code
Date
Fagron Sterile ServicesSuccinylcholine chloride 20mg/mL 5mL syringepotential lack of sterility assuranceThree lots:
   - Lot C274-000000331 with beyond-use date of 08/30/2017
   - Lot C274-000001274 with beyond-use date of 09/07/2017
   - Lot C274-000001326 with beyond-use date of 09/14/2017
6/23/17
AlvogenClindamycin Injection USP ADD-Vantage Vials, Alvogenlack of sterility assuranceClick on product name to left for complete list6/16/17
Datascope Corp./MaquetIntra-aortic balloon pumps: System CS100, CS100i and CS300Potential electrical test failure codeThe specific pumps involved are:
- CS100i pump: Part #0998-UC-0446HXX
- CS100i pump: Part #0998-UC-0479HXX
- CS100 pump: Part #00998-00-3013-XX
- CS100 pump: Part #0998-UC-3013-XX
- CS300 pump: Part #00998-00-3023-XX
- CS300 pump: Part #0998-UC-3023-XX.

The recall also applies to any System 98 or System 98XT IABP that was converted to a CS100i or CS300 IABP.
6/16/17
Hospira8.4% sodium bicarbonate injection; Neut (sodium bicarbonate 4% additive solution); Quelicin (succinylcholine chloride injection); potassium phosphates injectionPotential lack of sterility assuranceClick on product name to left for complete list6/15/17
Bristol-Myers SquibbEliquis® (apixaban) 5 mg TabletsPossible mis-labeling of product strengthA single lot (#HN0063) of Eliquis® 5 mg tablets is recalled to the retail/dispensing level only - not to the consumer level.6/10/17
C.O. Truxton, Inc.C.O. Truxton, Phenobarbital, USP 15mg 30mg, 60mg & 100mg TabletsPossible mis-labeling15mg tablets (1000) w/ NDC Code 0463-6160-10:
-Lot #70915A & expiration August 2017
-Lot #H15A55 & expiration November 2017
-Lot #70952A & expiration November 2017
-Lot #71162A & expiration October 2017

30mg tablets (1000) w/ NDC Code 0463-6145-10
-Lot #70926A & expiration November 2017
-Lot #70981A & expiration January 2018
-Lot #H15A59 & expiration August 2018

60mg tablets (1000) w/ NDC Code 0463-6151-10:
-Lot #70881A & expiration July 2017
-Lot #H15A68 & expiration January 2018
-Lot #70980A & expiration February 2018
-Lot #71416A & expiration May 2020

100mg tablets (100) w/ NDC Code 0463-6155-01:
-Lot #70989A & expiration February 2018
-Lot #70973A & expiration January 2018

100mg tablets (1000) w/ NDC Code 0163-6152-10:
-Lot #70973A & expiration January 2018
-Lot #H15A76 & expiration February 2018
-Lot #71346A & expiration December 2019
5/8/17
C.O. Truxton, Inc.C.O. Truxton, Amitriptyline HCL Tablets, USP 50mgPossible mis-labelingNDC Code 0463-6352-10, Lot #C0260416A & expiration of March 20185/8/17
Cantrell Drug CompanySelect sterile products by Cantrell Drug Companylack of sterility assuranceClick on product name to left for complete list11/21/16
Tri-Coast Pharmacy Inc. Select sterile products by Tri-Coast Pharmacylack of sterility assuranceClick on product name to left for complete list11/21/16
Wells Pharmacy Network Wells Pharmacy Network, all sterile products lack of sterility assuranceall9/23/16
Kinetic TechnolgiesHy-Optic Eye Irrigating Solutiondeficiencies in sterilityLot # 10092015,  Exp. Date 10/20179/3/16
Kinetic TechnolgiesOptiVet Eye Irrigating Solutiondeficiencies in sterility Lot # 12032015, Exp. Date 07/20179/3/16
Kinetic TechnolgiesOptimend Corneal Repair Dropsdeficiencies in sterilityLot # 01122015,  Exp. Date 10/20179/3/16
TevaTeva Pharmaceuticals amikacin sulfate 250mg/ml, 2ml and 4ml vialsglass particulate matter2ml vials: lots 7080315, 7400315, 7410315 (exp dates 3/2017)
2ml vials: lot 7980415 (exp date 4/2017)

4ml vials: lots 2381114 and 2771114 (exp dates 11/2016)
4ml vials: lot 4760915 (exp date 9/2017)
8/3/16