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 •  September 12

Consumers and health professionals are advised that LivaNova, in consultation with the TGA, has issued a hazard alert regarding certain models of Platinium Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds). LivaNova is also recalling unused stock of these devices. ICDs are implantable...

TGA

 •  August 11

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Pfizer, in consultation with the TGA, is undertaking a recall for product correction of one batch (Batch A473, expiry date Feb 2019) of Heparin 5000 IU/5 mL injection 50 pack ampoules because of the potential for the packaging to contain another product. Users with potentially affected products...

TGA

 •  August 11

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Pfizer, in consultation with the TGA, is undertaking a recall for product correction of one batch (Batch A313, expiry date Nov 2017) of Lignocaine 50 mg/5 mL ampoules because of the potential for the packaging to contain another product. Users with potentially affected products are asked to...

TGA

 •  August 11

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Pfizer, in consultation with the TGA, is undertaking recalls for product correction involving Heparin 5000 U/5 mL injection 50 pack (Batch A473, expiry date Feb 2019) and Lignocaine 50 mg/5 mL ampoules (Batch A313, expiry date Nov 2017) due to the potential for incorrect products in packages....

TGA

 •  July 19

Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a consumer level recall of some batches of their NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge holder after detecting there is a possibility they may crack or break if exposed to chemicals in certain cleaning agents. People using a device with a cracked or broken cartridge...

TGA

 •  July 14

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Novo Nordisk, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of NovoPen Echo insulin injection pens after detecting that there is a risk that the insulin cartridge holder component may crack or break if exposed to chemicals in certain cleaning agents. NovoPen Echo insulin injection pens...

TGA

 •  July 11

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Novo Nordisk, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge holders after detecting that there is a risk that they may crack or break if exposed to chemicals in certain cleaning agents. NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge holders are used for insulin...

TGA

 •  July 11

Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a consumer level recall of some batches of their NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge holder after detecting there is a possibility they may crack or break if exposed to chemicals in certain cleaning agents. People using a device with a cracked or broken cartridge...

TGA

 •  May 31

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Sanofi-Aventis Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling one batch of Stemetil (prochlorperazine maleate) 5 mg tablets (batch number 16N0060, expiry date 06/2018). It has been identified that this medicine may have been dispensed with a missing blister sheet, which means affected...

TGA

 •  March 20

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Alphapharm, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling four batches of EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors. EpiPens from affected batches can be returned to pharmacies for a refund or exchanged for one from a different, unaffected batch free of charge. EpiPen is used...