FDA Warns Of More Eye Infections Related To Recalled Dye

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 3:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that more eye surgery patients had reported infections after receiving a dye supplied by a Florida laboratory, even though the lab recalled the product more than a month ago.

Franck's Labs Inc. issued a recall for all lots of Brilliant Blue G on March 9, after patients treated with the product suffered fungal eye infections. It sent a letter to doctors who received the dye, and the FDA followed up with a warning statement of its own on...
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