Bedford Labs Recalls Lot Of Contaminated Vecuronium Bromide
*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 28, 2012 – Bedford Laboratories today announced a nationwide voluntary hospital/user?level recall for:
Vecuronium Bromide for Injection, 20 mg vial NDC #55390?039?10
Lot 2067134 Exp. Date 5/31/2013
First Shipment 8/8/2011
Last Shipment 11/9/2011
Please note: This recall is for lot 2067134 only. No other lots of Vecuronium Bromide for injection Preservative Free are subject to this voluntary recall.
This voluntary recall is being conducted due to the discovery of particulate matter in a small number of vials within the lot listed above. Particulate matter has been recognized as a potential health hazard. Adverse reactions may include vein irritation and phlebitis, clinically occult pulmonary granulomas detected at routine autopsy examination, local tissue infarction, severe pulmonary dysfunction, occlusion of capillaries and arteries, anaphylactic shock and death.
Vecuronium Bromide is indicated as an adjunct to general anesthesia, to facilitate endotracheal intubation and to provide … (Continued...)