Healon D Maker Recalls Drug Over Inflammatory Toxin

Law360, New York (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Advanced Medical Optics Inc. has recalled one lot of its Healon D product, used in surgeries to treat cataracts, after tests showed some syringes in the group contained levels of a certain toxin that can cause inflammation in patients.

The Class I recall — first initiated at the end of October but announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday — was for all 30 mL syringes of AMO's Healon D ophthalmic viscosurgical device in one lot of the product manufactured in September and...
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