Voluntary recall of heparin announced

April 2008
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p22
The article focuses on the voluntary recall of 23 lots of Heparin Sodium USP active pharmaceutical ingredient by Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC as announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 2008. A supplier of the company was reportedly informed that one lot of heparin has a heparin-like contaminant and decided to recall the products as a precautionary measure. Customers with the recalled lots being urged to discontinue use and report any adverse reactions are noted.


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