Honeywell has issued a voluntary recall of its Eyesaline Eyewash solution after a possible contamination of Klebsiella pneumoniae. The recalled products are one production lot of the 32-ounce bottles of Eyesaline Eyewash. The product is used for emergency eye cleansing after an injury. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, no injuries have been reported. Honeywell states the recall was issued out of an abundance of precaution after a possible contamination of Klebsiella pneumoniae which could lead to a serious infection that may be sight-threatening.
Approximately 9,700 32-ounce bottles with lot number F16091-61 were sold by industrial sales distributors throughout the country. Honeywell has contacted all of the distributors who received this lot and they have been instructed to notify their customers immediately. Honeywell has instructed all if its distributors to discontinue distribution of the affected product and return it for credit or replacement. Honeywell is also urging commercial-industrial users of the solution to check the Eyesaline Eyewash's lot number to see if it is subject to recall. The products included in the recall are the 32-ounce Eyesaline Eyewash, with lot number: F16091-61. Consumers can find the lot number on the outside of the product case as well as on individual bottles. Anyone with questions can contact Honeywell Customer Care. If someone has experienced problems with the recalled product, they are encouraged to report the problem to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program, but only after medical treatment is received.
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