B. Braun Medical Inc of Irvine, CA has announced a product recall of one lot of 5% Dextrose Injection USP 100/150mL container (Lot #J5J706, catalog #S5104-5264, NDC 0264-1510-32). B. Braun reports breaches in containers in lot J5J706 and some containers have microbial growth. The defect was identified before the consumer use of the product and there have been no reports of consumer injury. Intravenous use of a product that has microbial growth can cause serious infections that may be life-threatening.
The common use of product 5% Dextrose Injection USP 100/150mL container (Lot #J5J706, catalog #S5104-5264, NDC 0264-1510-32) is intravenously and may be used as a delivery system for the administration of intravenous drugs. The product is packaged in B. Braun's PAB® (Partial Additive Bag) container with 64 units per case. The affected lot J5J706, which expires 10/31/2016, was distributed nationwide to licensed distributors, hospitals, and pharmacies. B. Braun is notifying its distributors and customers nationwide of the recalled product B. Braun's PAB® (Partial Additive Bag) container with 64 units per case. The affected lot J5J706, which expires 10/31/2016. This product defect could have been life threatening to innocent patients all over the nation. Many defects are not caught before consumer use and people suffer.
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