Hospira Recalls IV Solution Following Hair Scare

Law360, New York (September 4, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT) -- Hospira Inc. on Friday recalled an amino acid intravenous solution used as a nutritional treatment after a patient found human hair in the product, which could cause inflammation or an allergic response, according to the company.

The company issued a voluntary recall for one lot of its Aminosyn II injection, which is used to supply patients who cannot consume food with nitrogen. A customer found a foreign particle in contact with the product and Hospira confirmed it was hair, it said.

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