Baxter Recalls IV Solution After Insect Complaint

Jul 22, 2015


According to an article in MPR, Baxter announced a voluntary recall of two lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride intravenous (IV) solutions due to potential particulate matter. The particulate in each case was an insect following a customer complaint.

MPR reported that the affected products are: 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 50mL VIAFLEX plastic container, with Lot #P319921 and 12/31/15 expiration date; and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 100mL, MINI-BAG plus container, with Lot #P327635 and 12/30/15 expiration date. The recalled lots were distributed between Oct. 7, 2014 and July 14, 2015. The solutions are indicated for use as a source of water and electrolytes; the 100mL MINI-BAG plus container can also be used as a diluent for reconstitution of some powdered drug products.

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