Accusure Insulin Syringes Recalled

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has issued a voluntary nationwide recall for two lots of <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/defective_medical_devices">Accusure Insulin Syringes.

According to the firm’s recall notice, needles on the Accusure Insulin Syringes may detach from the devices. When the needle becomes detached from the syringe during use, it can become stuck in the insulin vial, push back into the syringe, or remain in the skin after an injection.

This recall involves Accusure Insulin Syringes (1/2 cc – 31 G – Short Needle) with lot number 6JCB1 (Expiration 10/2011) – NDC 0603-7001-2. This lot was distributed between January 2007 and June 2007 to wholesalers and retail pharmacies nationwide (including Puerto Rico). The recall also includes Accusure Insulin Syringes (1 cc – 31 G –Short Needle) with lot number 7CPT1 (Expiration 03/2012) – NDC 0603-7002-21 This lot was distributed between May 2007 and June 2008 to wholesalers and retail pharmacies nationwide (including Puerto Rico). The lot number can be found on the white paper backing of each individual syringe.

Consumers who have any Accusure Insulin Syringes (1/2 cc – 31 G –Short Needle) with lot number 6JCB1 or Accusure Insulin Syringes (1 cc – 31 G –Short Needle) with lot number 7CPT1 should stop using them and contact Qualitest at 1-800-444-4011 for product replacement instructions. You can find the lot number on the white paper backing of each individual syringe.

Qualitest is notifying all customers who received the product and arranging for return of any affected product. Consumers with questions may contact Qualitest at 1-800-444-4011 for more information.

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