EU Agency Calls For Recall Of US-Made Cancer Drugs

Law360, New York (November 22, 2011, 7:17 PM EST) -- A European regulatory agency on Tuesday recommended recalling three cancer drugs manufactured at a Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH subsidiary's facility in the U.S. after an inspection revealed the risk for potential contamination.

The European Medicines Agency said the recommended recall was a precautionary measure after an inspection earlier in November turned up potential problems with the sterile packaging equipment at Ben Venue Laboratories Inc. in Bedford, Ohio.

The European Union drug regulator called for a recall of Busilvex, Velcade and Vidaza manufactured at Ben Venue. All three...
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