Product Recalls

Please find details of product recalls below, the most recent listed at the top. Click on each title to show the full descriptive text.

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Type: Product Recall

Product recalled: DICLOFENAC SR TABS 75mg 28’s Co-Pharma Livery Only

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Pack Size: 28

Linkcode: DIC90X

Pipcode: 6529432

Batch Numbers: 7226423 : 7226424 : 7226425 : 7227697 : 7227698 (Co-Phama Livery only PL13606/0145)

Description of Issue: Quality Issue

Action: Please remove all stock of the affected above batches only from CO-Pharma Livery being recalled and arrange collection and uplift with your local branch of AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd from where purchased.

Type: Product Recall

Product: SUNVIT-D3 (CHOLECALCIFEROL 5000IU)

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Linkcode: SUN921G

Pipcode: 3891165

Batch Numbers: 128057

Labelling issue: “Lactose Monohydrate” is listed in the ingredients and should additionally been noted as “Milk” Action: Please remove stock of the affected batch from the above only & arrange uplift and credit via your local branch of AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd from where purchased..

Type: Product Recall
Product recalled: ALKA SELTZER XS
Pack Size: 20
Link code: ALK39E
Pip Code: 2413805
Batches: BTAHE33 EXP 30.11.2018 : BTAHE35 EXP 30.11.2018
BTAHNX2 EXP 28.02.2019 : BTAHW52 EXP 31.03.2019
BTAHE32 EXP 30.11.2018 : BTAHE34 EXP 30.11.2018
BTAHNX1 EXP 28.02.2019 : BTAHNX3 EXP 28.02.2019


Product recalled: ALKA SELTZER ORIGINAL
Pack Size: 20
Link code: ALK37M
Pip Code: 2413789
Batches: BTAH320 EXP 28.02.2019 : BTAHBE0 EXP 31.05.2019


Product recalled: ALKA SELTZER ORIGINAL
Pack Size: 10
Link code: ALK31N
Pip Code: 2334480
Batches: BTAH310 EXP 31.03.2019 : BTAH311 EXP 31.03.2019
BTAHLE0 EXP 30.04.2019

Description of Issue:
Bayer is voluntarily recalling the above-mentioned batches of Alka-Seltzer Original and Alka-Seltzer XS with immediate effect. No other batches are impacted by this recall.

Action:
Please remove all stock of the above Batches being recalled only and arrange collection with your local branch of AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd from where purchased.

Type: Product Recall

Product: CAL & VIT D CHEW TAB 1500MG EVACAL TEVA 56’S

Linkcode: CAL1037M

Pipcode: 3819885

Batches:

6010615 - Expires Dec 2017
6010616 - Expires Dec 2017
6010617 - Expires Dec 2017
6010618 - Expires Dec 2017
6010619 - Expires Dec 2017
6010620 - Expires Dec 2017
6010621 - Expires Dec 2017
6010622 - Expires Dec 2017

Effective From: 01/12/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

CAL & VIT D CHEW TAB 1500MG EVACAL TEVA 112’S

Linkcode: CAL1038X

Pipcode: 3819893

Batches:

6010671 - Expires Dec 2017
6010673 - Expires Dec 2017
6010674 - Expires Dec 2017
6010675 - Expires Dec 2017
6010676 - Expires Dec 2017

Description of Issue: Teva UK Limited is recalling the above batches as a precaution because metal contamination has been identified in a very small number of tablets. All the listed batches were manufactured using the same batch of active pharmaceutical ingredient, which is believed to be the source of the contamination.

Action: Please remove stock of the affected batches from the above only and arrange uplift and credit via your local branch of AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd from where purchased.

Further details can be found here

Type: MHRA Drug Alert - Hydrocortisone 100mg/1ml Solution for Injection - solution in some ampoules has a yellowish appearance

Description of Issue: Click Here - AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd do not stock this product, please return product to wholesaler where purchased

Type: Product Recall

Product: URGENT PRODUCT RECALL ARMITAGE PET PRODUCTS LTD – VARIOUS
GOOD GIRL LASER MOUSE TOY, GOOD GIRL CATNIP DROPS, GOOD BOY SPONGE BALL PACK, GOOD BOY BALLISTIC THROWER, DOG FLEA & TICK DROPS SMALL DOG, DOG FLEA & TICK DROPS LARGE DOG, DOG FLEA REPELLING SHAMPOO CONDITIONER, CAT FELT FLEA COLLAR - GLITTER

Effective From: 19/10/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL ARMITAGE PET PRODUCTS LTD – VARIOUS

Linkcode: GOO47E, GOO46E, GOO45M, GOO42B, DOG110W, DOG109F, DOG108J, CAT3854C

Batch Numbers: ALL

Description of Issue: Armitage are recalling all the above product and batches as a precautionary measure due to a small number of the packets may be subject to a packing error.

Action: Please remove All batches of stock only from the above product range being recalled and contact your local branch of AAH from where purchased to arrange uplift and credit.

Type: Product Recall

Product: URGENT PRODUCT RECALL DESOGESTREL TABS 75MG(NACREZ) TEVA 84’s

Effective From: 19/10/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

DESOGESTREL TABS 75MG(NACREZ) TEVA 84’s

Linkcode: DES135V

Pipcode: 1180348

Batch Numbers:N47810 : N47811 : N47812 : N47813 : N47815 : N47816 N47823 : N47824 : O19870 : O19871 : R35105 : R35106

Description of Issue: Teva UK is recalling the above batches as a precautionary measure following the observation of an out of specification result on reference samples during stability monitoring programme.

Action: Please remove any of the affected batches of stock only from the above and contact your local branch of AAH from where purchased to arrange uplift and credit.

Type: Product Recall

Product: KOGENATE Bayer Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection:

Manufacturer:

Effective From: 14/06/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

KOGENATE Bayer Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection:

FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY - AAH Pharmaceuticals does not stock this product.

250 IU, EU/1/00/143/007

500 IU, EU/1/00/143/008

1000 IU, EU/1/00/143/009

2000 IU, EU/1/00/143/011

3000 IU, EU/1/00/143/012

Company contact for stock enquiries: Bayer Customer Services: Tel: 01635 563131 Email: orders-uk@bayer.co.uk Company contact for medical information: Bayer Customer Services: Tel: 01635 563116 Email: Medical.Information@bayer.co.uk Action: Hospital Ward & Hospital Pharmacies are to contact Bayer with regards to affected batches being recalled as per above telephone numbers. Please note that AAH Pharmaceuticals does not hold stock of this product and is therefore not accepting Customer stock returns.

Type: Product Recall

Product: Helixate NexGen

Manufacturer:

Effective From: 14/06/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Helixate NexGen

FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY - AAH Pharmaceuticals does not stock this product.

250 IU: EU/1/00/144/001

500 IU: EU/1/00/144/002

1000 IU: EU/1/00/144/003

2000 IU: EU/1/00/144/004

Company contact for stock enquiries: CSL Behring Customer Services: Tel: 01444 447402 / 422 Email: customerservicesuk@cslbehring.com Company contact for medical information enquiries: CSL Behring Customer Services: Tel: 01444 447405 Email: medinfo@cslbehring.com Action: Hospital Ward & Hospital Pharmacies are to contact CSL Behring with regards to affected batches being recalled as per above telephone numbers. Please note that AAH Pharmaceuticals does not stock of this product and is therefore not accepting Customer stock returns.

Type: Product Recall

Product: Compact Eve 28110 30X10CH

Manufacturer: Speedicath

Effective From: 15/02/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

CATHETER SPEEDICATH COMPACT EVE 28110 30X10CH

Linkcode: CAT3893W

Pipcode: 3956166

Batch Numbers: 4932249 & 4932274 Only

Description of Issue: The sterility of the aforementioned medical devices made by Coloplast may be comprimised due to a quality issue that has occured in the production process. Action: Please contact your local AAH branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected stock from the above batches being recalled only.

Type: Product Recall

Product: CATHETER SPEEDICATH COMPACT EVE 28112 - CAT3894S

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

CATHETER SPEEDICATH COMPACT EVE 28112 - CAT3894S

Linkcode: CAT3894S

Pipcode: 3956158

Batch Numbers: 5071031, 5078045, 5081635

Description of Issue: The sterility of aforementioned medical devices made by Coloplast may be compromised due to a quality issue that has occurred in the production process. The root cause for this issue has been identified. Initiatives to solve the matter are ongoing. Action: Please return any of the affect batches to wholesaler where purchased

Type: Product Recall

Product: RIFADIN I.V. 600mg 1's

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

RECALL RIFADIN I.V. 600MG 1's

Linkcode: RIF29K

Pipcode: 99218

Batch Numbers: A5545 Expiry 30.09.2019

Description of Issue: Sanofi is recalling the above batch because an investigation of out of trend results indicated that it was contaminated with chilled water circulating in the jacket of the reactor during manufacture.Action: Please contact your local AAH Branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected stock from the above batch being recalled only.

Type: Product Recall

Product: TRUEYOU BLOOD GLUCOSE TEST STRIPS

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

TRUEYOU BLOOD GLUCOSE TEST STRIPS

Linkcode: TRU513U

Pipcode: 3782216

Batch Numbers: HLS1024GBY Exp 28-Apr-18, HLS1032GBY Exp 22-Jun-18, HLS1033GBY Exp 23-Jun-18, HLS1036GBY Exp 24-Jun-18, HLS1037GBY Exp 20-Jun-18, LS1303GBY Exp 17-Feb-18, LS1304GBY Exp 17-Feb-18

Description of issue: The Company has determined that during a packaging process that occurred at the Manufacturer’s location during a specific period of time, a limited number of sealed test strip vial boxes from certain TRUEyou (GDH-FAD) blood glucose test strip lots may include an open test strip vial.Action: Please contact your local AAH Branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected stock from the above batches being recalled only.

Type: Product Recall

Product: TAXOTERE CON SOL FOR INF 80MG/4ML

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

TAXOTERE CON SOL FOR INF 80MG/4ML

Linkcode: TAX7K

Pipcode: 3556727

Batch Numbers: 5F219A: Exp 31 August 2018

Description of Issue: A software failure during filling of this batch has potentially resulted in the evaporation of Ethanol from a small number of vials and a consequent increase in the concentration of Docetaxel in the solution. The total amount of Docetaxel per vial is not impacted. The incidence rate for the 4ml presentation is estimated to be about 0.09% Action: Please return any of the affect batches to wholesaler where purchased

Type: Product Recall

Product: Algivon Alginate Dressing 10X10cm CR3659

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Algivon Alginate Dressing 10X10cm CR3659

Linkcode: ALG26E

Pipcode: 3193703

Batch Numbers: WO013976

Description of Issue: Potential manufacturing fault in the above product packaging, which may in rare circumstances affect the product.Action: Please contact you local AAH branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected stock from the above batch being recalled only

Type: Product Recall

Product: IKERVIS 1MG/ML 30's

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

IKERVIS 1MG/ML 30's

Linkcode: KE1V

Pipcode: 3986395

Batch Numbers: 9D65E, 9D65K, Expiry 10-2018

Description of Issue: The above batches mentioned only does not meet the general appearance requirements for eye drops, micro particles of active ingredient (Ciclosporin) were found in the emulsion. Action: Please contact your local AAH branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected two batches of stock from the above being recalled only. please see MHRA for information. Click here

Type: Product Recall

Product: Progesterone INJ 50mg/ml

Manufacturer:

Effective From:

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Progesterone INJ 50mg/ml

Linkcode: PRO2315Q

Pipcode: N/A

Batch Numbers: DLAI01, DLAI02, DLAI03, DLAI04

Description Of Issue: The above batches mentioned only may be at risk that some ampoules have not effectively been sterilised. As a precautionary measure as there is no evidence to date of an increase in adverse drug event reports associated with these batches.Action: Please contact your local AAH branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected batches listed above being recalled only. Pharmacy, Clinic, and Wholesale: If AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd are unable to supply please contact Nordic Pharma Ltd on telephone number 0800 121 8924

Type: Product Recall

Product: Metalline Tracheostomy dress 8X9cm23094

Manufacturer: ACTIVA HEALTHCARE LTD

Effective From: 10/06/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

Metalline Tracheostomy dress 8X9cm23094

Linkcode: MET757U

Pipcode: 2145985

Batch Numbers: 606512208, 609412208, 614512208

Description of Issue: A quality issue has been found with the affected batch Action: Please contact your local AAH branch to arrange uplift and credit of the affected batch listed above being recalled only

Type: Product Recall

Product: MHRA Class 2 medicines recall: Medikinet XL 20mg and 30MG modified-release capsules

Manufacturer: B&S Healthcare

Effective From: 14/06/2016

URGENT PRODUCT RECALL

MHRA Class 2 medicines recall: Medikinet XL 20mg and 30MG modified-release capsules

FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY - AAH Pharmaceuticals does not stock this product.

Linkcode: MET757U

Pipcode: 2145985

Batch Numbers: 02L3602 Expiry 01/2018 / 02L3603 Expiry 06/2018

MHRA CLASS 2 RECALL – B&S Healthcare Product Description: Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules (parallel imported) PLPI 18799/2588

Brief description of problem:

B&S Healthcare are recalling two batches of Parallel Imported Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules that have been incorrectly re-packaged in 30mg cartons The 20mg strength is correctly stated on the blister packs – see attached link below showing Drug alert and photo of affected batch of stock. Medikinet XL 20mg modified-release capsules - class 2 recall Action: Pharmacists and wholesalers are asked to return any remaining stock from these two batches back to B&S Healthcare from where purchased.Please note that AAH Pharmaceuticals does not stock this product and is therefore not accepting Customer stock returns.