Eye drops already sold all over the globe are recalled for non-sterility reasons. If you just recently bought eye drops from online retail outlets such as Amazon, you should your cabinet to know now.
Eye Drops Already Sold Recalled For Non-Sterility Reasons
Pharmedica USA is now recalling two lots of Purely Soothing 15% MSM Drops eye drops that were sold globally at online retailing outlets and this is including the likes of amazon. Utilizing the drops could pose a “risk of eye infections that could result in blindness,” as per a notice which was posted on Friday by the FDA.
Pharmedica when citing concerns in regards to non-sterility said that people that bought the eye drops should stop making use of them immediately and return them to the place of acquisition.
The recalled products in question are 30-milliliter and 15-milliliter white, cylindrical HDPE eye drop bottles with UPS numbers 731034913799 and 731034913829. You should look for bottles with lot codes of 2203PS01 and 1808051 placed on the label.
There Are Not Any Reported Illnesses or Injuries Connected With This Retail According To the FDA
The FDA post so far has said there are not any reported illnesses or injuries connected with this very retail. The notice cited that customers should make contact with their healthcare provider in the event that they experience any symptoms after making use of the potentially contaminated eye drops.
Other Series of Eye Drop Recalls This Year
This is the latest development in a series of eye drop recalls this year alone. The FDA in the previous week posted a recall alert of about six lots of Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.15% from Apotex Corporation after there were reports of cracks developing in the caps of the bottles. There was major concern about the sterility of the product in question.
The FDA on February 24 posted a notice about Global Pharma Healthcare recalling Artificial Eye Ointment that was distributed by Delsam Pharma. The product at the time was reported to be leaking and there were also concerns about contamination that could well lead to blindness and eye infection.
Global Pharma just before that, recalled all lots of its Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops that were distributed by Ezricare and Dlsam Pharma. The drops in question had been linked to 55 cases of eye infection in 12 states and this is including the cases that led to the loss of vision, hospitalization, and on death.