Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 14:44

Recall Of Vancomycin Hydrochloride For Injection

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), that Hospira voluntarily recalled one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for injection, USP, 750mg/vial to the hospital/ retailer level. The recall was due to a confirmed customer report for the presence of particulate matter, confirmed as glass in a single vial.

The administration of the particulate to a patient may result in phlebitis, end-organ granuloma or micro-embolic effects, or gastrointestinal trauma.

Vancomycin Hydrochloride is indicated for the treatment of serious or severe infections caused by susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant staphylococci.

The details of the recalled product are as follows;

Product Name -Vancomycin Hydrochloride for inj. USP, 750mg/vial.

Product Manufacturer -          Hospira Inc.

Lot Number -                           632153A

Expiry Date -               01 MAR 2018

NDC- 0409-6531-02

Healthcare Provider’s Action

Healthcare Providers should visually inspect the product for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration.

Healthcare Providers in possession of this batch of the product should immediately stop administration, sale or use of the product and submit them to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Healthcare providers and patients should report adverse reactions associated with the use of these product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR 920543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 14:34

Mislabeled Whole Foods Market Pb& J Parfait

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have been informed that the Sunneen Health Foods in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on 12th July 2017, recalled mislabelled Whole Foods Market PB & J parfaits due to presence of Soy and tree nuts (almonds and coconut) allergens that were not listed on the products label. The products were sold in 8 oz. containers that could be identified by UPC codes 636910500448.

NAFDAC implores consumers to exercise caution in the purchase and consumption of the product as people who are allergic or have severe sensitivity to Soy or tree nuts, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.

Consumers are encouraged to report all adverse events resulting from the consumption of the product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 14:22

Recall Of Man Of Steel 1 And 2

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed that the Hungarian Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), on 8th August, 2017 revealed that U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2 to the consumer level, due to undeclared life-threatening ingredient (Sildenafil) contained in the supplement. Sildenafil is the active ingredient in Viagra, a prescription drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction which could trigger a sharp drop in blood pressure when used in combination with prescription drugs containing nitroglycerine, commonly found in medications for diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and hypertension.

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and return unused portions to the nearest NAFDAC office for disposal.

NAFDAC implores all outlets with these products to immediately stop the sale and distribution and submit products to nearest NAFDAC office for necessary action.

Adverse events associated with the use of this product should be reported to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFADC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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