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(Last Updated On: June 15, 2018)

Gericare Eye Wash Kareway Products: Recall –Potential Product Contamination

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that Kareway Products Inc is recalling 60000 lots of Gericare Eye wash irrigation solution, 4 fluid ounces. The product has been found to have potential microbial contamination which compromises sterility. Use of the affected product could be calamitous for any population due to a potential sight threatening eye infection or impairment.

Gericare Eye wash is used to clean, refresh, sooth eyes for daily use or emergency eye cleansing by flushing foreign material.

Recalled Product Details:

Pack Size: 4 fluid ounce (118 ml) bottles.

Lots Number: #86041601

Expiration date: 09/2019

UPC NO: 3-57896 to 18604-3

Healthcare Provider’s Action

  • Healthcare providers in possession of these affected products should stop using them and submit to nearest NAFDAC office.
  • Consumers should contact their Physician or healthcare providers if they have experience any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
  • Healthcare providers and patients are encouraged to report adverse events associated with the use of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng

NAFDAC……..Safeguarding the Health of the Nation

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