Manufacturer Expands Contaminated Syringe Recall

Law360, New York (January 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- North Carolina manufacturer AM2 Pat Inc. has recalled all lots and sizes of its syringes prefilled with Heparin or saline, after discovering that they may be contaminated with the bacteria Serratia marcescens.

The recall is the second initiated by AM2 Pat in the last month and both were initiated after the manufacturer discovered that one lot of its syringes was contaminated with Serratia marcescens. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of the bacteria in the products, the U.S. Food and Drug...
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