FDA announces sodium chloride injection recall

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ICU Medical Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP 1000 mL, due to a confirmed customer complaint of particulate matter identified as stainless steel within a single flexible container, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The reported incident was identified prior to use and no associated adverse events had been reported to date. Hospitals and distributors should not use but return the recalled product if they have it. Any associated adverse reactions or quality problems may be reported to FDA's MedWatch program.

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tag: patient safety

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