The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Pharmedica USA LLC is conducting a voluntary global recall of purely soothing 15% MSM drops due to lack of sterility.
The FDA notes that the use of contaminated eye drops can lead to the risk of eye infections that could lead to blindness.
The product was distributed globally by Purely Soothing LLC through online e-commerce and trade shows. The recalled products are drops lot no.: 2203PS01, 1oz, UPC 7 31034 91379 9; and LOT No.: 1808051, ½ oz, UPC 7 31034 91382 9.
Pharmedica USA LLC advises customers that stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase and makes available to the public the telephone number +1 (623) 698 – 1752 and the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
This announcement is added to that of a few days ago, when it was reported that six batches of drops that are distributed under the name of Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution 0.15% from Apotexwere withdrawn from the market due to lack of sterility.
These lots were distributed nationwide in the US. between April 5, 2022 and February 22, 2023.
The drug is used to treat a certain type of glaucoma and was withdrawn from the market at notice cracks in the lids of some jars that expose them to contamination.
In the case of Apotex, wholesalers, distributors, storage chains and pharmacies must return the recalled product to the place of purchase.
Customers who purchased the affected product can contact 1-855-275-1273 directly (9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday) to arrange their return or email the email address UScustomerservice@Apotex.com.
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