Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 14-20, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

19 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

    Injectable Prescription Medication
  • Amneal Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, USP 2mg/mL, Due to Misprinted Dosing Droppers Supplied with the Product.
  • Vital Rx, Inc. d/b/a Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all Compounded Injectable Prescription Medications Due to Lack of Sterility Assurance.
  • Bella Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Sterile Drug Products Due to Lack of Sterility Assurance.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • BRIO Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard. The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.

Technology/Electronics:

Household Products:

  • Beautycounter recalls Volume & Shape Shampoo. The product contains a pathogen that can cause infections in certain individuals.

Apparel:

    Dan Post Boot Company Recalled Safety ShoeRecalled Safety Shoe
  • Laura Ashley Girl’s Dresses Recalled by Pastourelle Due to Choking Hazard. The flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
  • Dan Post Boot Company Recalls Safety Boots and Shoes Due to Injury Hazard. The boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com