Food Recalls (FDA)

Additional Lots Added: Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 21 Lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 Grams Due to Possibility of Precipitation / Crystallization in IV Bag or IV Line Upon Reconstitution

Published on Saturday, 11 May 2013 02:09

FG_AUTHORS: FDA

May 10, 2013 – Weston, Florida: Apotex Corp. announced today that it is conducting, on behalf of the manufacturer Hospira, Inc., a voluntary nationwide recall of 21 lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 grams, NDC number 60505-0773-00 to the hospital / healthcare provider /user level. The impacted lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 grams may show precipitation / crystallization in IV bag or IV line after reconstitution.

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