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SUB-TYPE: CLASS 3 RECALL

CLASS 3 RECALL - CARBIMAZOLE TAB 10MG & 15MG

Advanz Pharma is recalling the below batches of Carbimazole tablets as a precautionary measure, due to an out of specification observation for tablet appearance of samples during routine stability testing. Based on the investigation performed, the observed defect was related to oxidation of the excipient red iron oxide on the surface of the tablets, due to a lack of proper mixing during the manufacturing process. There is no safety or efficacy issues as a result of this observation.

MHRA drug alert link: https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-3-medicines-recall-intrapharm-laboratories-ltd-kolanticon-gel-500ml-el-21-a-slash-01?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=1c3cadd1-c259-4e77-b3e8-c13faf584fe2&utm_content=immediately  

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch Numbers

8127730

CARBIMAZOLE TAB 10MG

ADVANZ PHARMA

120963

121025

1233931

CARBIMAZOLE TAB 10MG

ADVANZ PHARMA

120963

121025

8127938

CARBIMAZOLE TAB 15MG

ADVANZ PHARMA

120967

121028

Further Information

 

For more information or medical information queries please contact +44 (0) 8700 70 30 33 , or email medicalinformation@advanzpharma.com.

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: COMPANY-LED RECALL

Company Led - DRUG ALERT - LYSAKARE 25 G / 25 G SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

Advanced Accelerator Applications Ltd is recalling the below batch of LysaKare 25 g / 25 g solution for infusion (PLGB 35145/0005) as it was identified during the inspection process by the manufacturer that a small number of bags were observed to be leaking..”

MHRA drug alert link: https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/company-led-medicines-recall-lysakare-25-g-slash-25-g-solution-for-infusion-plgb-35145-slash-0005?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=125027c5-2625-4ae7-a249-7c9dc4b72260&utm_content=immediately   

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch numbers

Alliance do not stock

LYSAKARE 25 G / 25 G SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS (UK & IRELAND) LTD

210155

 

Alliance do not stock this product and therefore we are not accepting stock returns.

 

Company contact for medical information enquiries

For medical information enquiries, please contact: Advanced Accelerator Applications (UK & Ireland) Ltd infomed@adacap.com.

 

Company contact for stock enquiries

For stock information enquiries contact Advanced Accelerator Applications (UK & Ireland) Ltd by emailing: customersvc.aaauk@novartis.com, tel. +44(0)20 72585200

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: FIELD SAFETY NOTICE

COMPANY LED FIELD SAFETY NOTICE- ARTELAC REBALANCE 10ML

The product recall for the affected batch is due to the incorrect shipment of products intended for the Belgian market to the UK/Ireland markets. As a result part of the shipments for batch 520 of Artelac Rebalance contain products with German/French/Dutch labelling. The labelling and Instructions for Use should be understood by all users in their country official language. Therefore German/French/Dutch labelled products must not be distributed in UK or Ireland

MHRA drug alert link: N/A   

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch numbers

3620549

ARTELAC REBALANCE 10ML

BAUSCH & LOMB

LOT 520

 

If you have any questions, please contact Bausch + Lomb Customer Service.

Email: Pharma_CS@bausch.com

Phone: 0845 602 2350

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

CLASS 2 RECALL - BRICANYL AMP 0.5MG/1ML

AstraZeneca UK Limited is recalling the below batch of Bricanyl 0.5mg/ml solution for injection or infusion as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results for a routinely tested known impurity during stability testing

MHRA drug alert link: https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-2-medicines-recall-astrazeneca-uk-limited-bricanyl-injection-0-dot-5-mg-slash-ml-solution-for-injection-or-infusion-pl-17901-slash-0112-el-21-a-slash-12?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=42605459-ef94-4b7e-bb39-33e83dbc6d74&utm_content=immediately   

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch Numbers

0035188

BRICANYL AMP 0.5MG/1ML

ASTRAZENECA

F1029-1

 

Please note that Alliance Healthcare do not stock and we are therefore not accepting stock returns.

 

For more information or medical information queries please contact

 

Tel: +44 (0) 0800 783 0033

 

Email: medical.informationuk@astrazeneca.com

 

For supply queries, please contact

 

Tel: +44 (0) 800 783 0033 (option 1)

 

Email: supply.chain@astrazeneca.com.

SUB-TYPE: FIELD SAFETY NOTICE

FIELD SAFETY NOTICE - HISTOACRYL ADH TISSUE BLU

: B. Braun have detected new additional batches where the adhesive could not polymerize completely after its application. The tested products did not show the normal curing behaviour, providing lower adhesive forces than expected.

MHRA drug alert link: N/A

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch numbers

0416024

HISTOACRYL ADH TISSUE BLU

BRAUN B MEDICAL

220395N2

220401N1

220403N1

220414N1

220411N2

220444N2

220414N2

220444N1

220444N3

220445N3

220451N1

220445N1

220481N1

220481N2

220481N3

220484N1

220484N3

 

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Drug Caution in use - SYONELL 250MG & 500MG GASTRO-RESISTANT TABLETS

: Lupin Healthcare (UK) Limited has informed us of a discrepancy with the product packaging for several batches of Syonell 250mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets and Syonell 500mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets. This discrepancy relates to the incorrect amount of active pharmaceutical ingredient (valproate semisodium) printed on the outer packaging

MHRA drug alert link: https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-4-medicines-defect-information-syonell-250mg-gastro-resistant-tablets-pl-35507-slash-0191-syonell-500mg-gastro-resistant-tablets-pl-35507-slash-0192-el-21-a-slash-11?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=58b8fb90-a905-45be-8b0f-5c608a23c4ba&utm_content=immediately

Pip code

Product description

Supplier

Batch Numbers

4140760

VALPROIC ACID (SYONELL) 250MG

LUPIN HEALTHCARE (UK)  LTD

PLEASE FOLLOW MHRA LINK

4140778

VALPROIC ACID (SYONELL) 500MG

LUPIN HEALTHCARE (UK)  LTD

PLEASE FOLLOW MHRA LINK

 

This may have been supplied by AHDL. Unfortunately we are not providing specific batch information you will  be required to follow the instructions as per the drug alert.

 

This is a caution in use only we are not accepting stock returns.

 

For more information or medical information queries, please contact: +44 (0) 1565 751 378 Option 1 or Pharmacovigilance Department at EU-PV@lupin.com

 

For stock control queries, please contact: 44 (0) 1565 751 378 Option 2 or information@lupin.com

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team.

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 2 RECALL

08.04.2021

Company Led - Class 2 Recall (Customer Level) SMA Wysoy Soya Infant Formula 800g

The recall of SMA Wysoy is a food safety recall due to potential presence of foreign bodies (pieces of plastic scoops). Nestlé has undertaken it on a voluntary basis.

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP Code

Product Description

Supplier

Affected Batches

4086567

SMA WYSOY SOYA INFANT FORMULA 800G

NESTLE NUTRITION (MOV)

024957651Z

015757651Z

000957651Z

928957651Z

923357651Z

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies  

SUB-TYPE: COMPANY-LED RECALL

29.03.2021

Company Led - Class 2 Recall (Customer Level) SMA Wysoy Soya Infant Formula 800g Class type: Company Led - Class 2 Recall (Customer Level)

The recall of SMA Wysoy is a food safety recall due to potential presence of foreign bodies (pieces of plastic scoops). Nestlé has undertaken it on a voluntary basis.

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP Code

Product Description

Supplier

Affected Batches

4086567

SMA WYSOY SOYA INFANT FORMULA 800G

NESTLE NUTRITION (MOV)

025057651Z

025057652Z

025157651Z

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies  

SUB-TYPE: CLASS 4 CAUTION IN USE

Class 4 Drug Alert (Caution in use only) Caffeine Citrate 10mg/Ml Solution For Injection

Macarthys Laboratories Limited T/A Martindale Pharma has informed us that the EAN barcode on the outer carton of the above batch is incorrect. When scanned, the incorrect barcode shows the batch as Martindale Pharma’s Methylthioninium Chloride Injection 1% 10 X 10ml, which has been discontinued. All other information on the outer carton (including the 2D code), as well as the immediate packaging, is correct.

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

 

PIP Code

Product Description

Supplier

Affected Batch

ALLIANCE DO NOT STOCK

CAFFEINE CITRATE 10MG/ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION

MACARTHYS LABORATORIES LIMITED T/A MARTINDALE PHARMA

0134161

 

Please note that Alliance Healthcare do not stock and we are not accepting stock returns.

 

For more information or medical information queries, please contact: medinfo@ethypharm.co.uk   

 

For stock control queries, please contact: Alan.josiah@ethypharm.com

SUB-TYPE: FIELD SAFETY NOTICE

19.03.2021

Field Safety Notice Cirrus2 Nebuliser, Adult, Intersurgical Ecolite Mask Kit With Tube, 2.1m, 1453015

 

Intersurgical Ltd have received complaints where a product that should contain an Adult EcoliteTM Aerosol Mask with vents/exhalation ports, has been found to contain a similar mask without vents/exhalation ports, this would prevent the patient breathing normally. If a mask without vents/exhalation ports is not identified and subsequently used on a patient, in situations where the patient cannot or does not remove the mask themselves this could result in distress, harm or potential fatality. It would also prevent the intended treatment being provided to the patient.

 

The affected products' details are as follows:

PIP Code

Product Description

Supplier

Affected Batch

0823484

CIRRUS2 NEBULISER, ADULT, INTERSURGICAL ECOLITE MASK KIT WITH TUBE, 2.1M, 1453015

INTERSURGICAL LTD

32053274

32052973

 

Please return all affected stock to your original supplier for credit. Unfortunately we can only accept stock purchased from us (Alliance Healthcare Distribution Limited). Any other stock will be returned to your stores/Pharmacies.

 

This Field Safety Notice will remain open for 3 months from the date issued unless an alternative date is agreed by instigator. The closure of this will be 16/06/2021. Please note after this date customer returns may still be accepted but customers may not be credited.

 

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.

 

If you have any questions, then please contact your local Service Centre Customer Services team