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Recalls & Safety Alerts

The list below are recalls and alert released by NAFDAC. The alert notices and safety communication contain safety measures to be taken and information that may impact both treatment and diagnostic choices for healthcare providers and patients.

DateTitleProduct TypeSourceManufacturer
30th December, 2020Recall of Sodiofolin 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection by Medac Pharma LLP due to Some Inspected Vials Showing Hairline Damage to the Shoulder of the VialsDrugsMHRA
30th December, 2020Voluntary Recall of JET 7 Catheters with Xtra Flex Technology by Penumbra due to Increased Risk of Mortality and Serious InjuryMedical DevicesUS FDA
30th December, 2020Public Alert No: 39/2020 – Alert on Happy Ducts Compress, Cord Care and Goldenseal Powder by WishGarden Herbs Due to Bacterial ContaminationCosmeticUS FDA
18th December, 2020Public Alert No. 0038/2020 – Safety labelling change – Fluconazole (Flunoc) PIL UpdateDrugsNAFDAC
18th December, 2020Public Alert No. 37 – Regenecare HA Hydrogel By MPM Medical: Recall Due To Burkholderia Cepecia ContaminationDrugsUS FDA
18th December, 2020Public Alert No. 036/2020- AvKARE Recalls Sildenafil 100MG Tablets And Trazodone 100mg Tablets Due To Product Mix Up During BottlingDrugsUS FDA
18th December, 2020Public Alert No. 035/2020 – On The Use Of Face Mask Containing Metal Parts During MRI ExamsMedical DevicesUS FDA
27th November, 2020Public Alert No. 0034/2020- Malaysian Authority Ban's BB Glow Soul Cream For Containing Harmful SubstancesCosmeticNPRA
24th November, 2020Public Alert No. 033/2020- Caution Against Consumption Of Swiss Alpine Green TeaFoodCFDA
18th November, 2020Public Alert No: 0032/2020 – Alert on Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)DrugsNAFDAC
16th November, 2020Public Alert No. 0031/2020-Alert on Fake Hydroxychloroquine Medication in CirculationDrugsNAFDAC
16th November, 2020Public Alert No. 0030/2020 – Warning on use of Tafrodol Manufactured by Deep Pharmaceutical, IndiaDrugsNAFDAC
12th November, 2020Public Alert No. 028/2020- Boots Company PLC Recalls Boots Dermacare 1% w/w Hydrocortisone Ointment, EL (20) A/47 (Batch Number: IDD) due to the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosaDrugsMHRA, UK
10th November, 2020Public Alert No. 027/2020-Distribution and Sale of Unregistered Daonil 5mg TabletsDrugsSanofi-Adventis Nigeria
10th November, 2020Public Alert No: 026/2020-Alert on Petazone (Dexamethasone Injection) Batch Number 190314 Due to Unsatisfactory Report of Laboratory AnalysisDrugsNAFDAC
27th October,2020Public Alert No. 025/2020-Alert on falsified Zinnat Suspension 125mg/5ml circulating in NigeriaDrugsNAFDAC
27th October, 2020Public Alert No. 024/2020-European Union Rapid Alert System Recall Symex Hand SanitizersRegulated ProductNAFDAC
27th October, 2020Public Alert No: 023/2020-Recall Of Winter Melon Strips Due To Excessive Levels Of Sulphur DioxideFoodNAFDAC
27th October, 2020Public Alert No. 022/2020-NSAIDS May Cause Rare Kidney Problems In Unborn Babies Which Can Result In Low Amniotic FluidDrugsNAFDAC
27th October, 2020Public Alert No. 021/2020-The Protein Shoppe recalls Red-E Male Enhancement Tablets Due to the Presence of Undeclared SildenafilDrugsNAFDAC
27th October, 2020Public Alert No. 020/2020-Rwanda FDA Recalls Unibrol AntibioticsDrugsNAFDAC
23rd October, 2020Public ALERT No: 019/2020-USFDA Recall Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers Containing MethanolRegulated ProductUSFDA
23rd October, 2020Public Alert No. 018/2020-Rwanda FDA Recalls Chinese-made face masks over non-compliance with regulatory standardsMedical DevicesNAFDAC
23rd October, 2020Public Alert No. 017/2020 – HSA Recalls Three ‘weight-loss products’ sold online found to contain harmful substancesDrugsNAFDAC
23rd October, 2020Public Alert No. 016/2020-Planned Distribution of Falsified KSALOL Tablets and Predstavits across the countryDrugsNAFDAC
23rd October, 2020PUBLIC ALERT NO. 015/2020- China Detects Corona Virus in Imported Food ProductsFoodNAFDAC
14th October, 2020Public Alert No: 014/2020- Recall of Liquid Fruit Grape Juice product code 27327 by South Africa Foods Company FoodSAFC, South Africa
14th October, 2020Public Alert: 013/2020-Recall of Amlodipine 10mg Batch Number GY0128 by Accord Healthcare Limited UKDrugsMHRA, United Kingdom
13th October, 2020Public Alert No. 012/2020-Presence of Suspected Falsified SA'A TRIM (Sulfamethoxazole) circulating in an illicit market in ChadDrugsWHO
12th October, 2020Regulatory Authorities Recall Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers Containing MethanolRegulated ProductNAFDAC
2nd October, 2020Public Alert No. 0010/2020 Recall of FARO Table Water 750ml Due to Presence of ParticlesFoodNAFDAC
1st October, 2020Recall Of DDAVP® Nasal Spray 10mcg/0.1ml, Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray 10mcg/0.1ml, STIMATE® Nasal Spray 1.5mg/ml Due To SuperpotencyDrugsUS FDA
1st October, 2020Recall Of Heparin Sodium Compounded Products By SCA PharmaceuticalsDrugsUS FDA
1st October, 2020Voluntary Recall Of Two Lots Of Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection Due To Cross-Contamination Of LidocaineDrugsUS FDA
1st October, 2020Recall Of Daptomycin For Injection 500mg/Vial By MylanDrugsUS FDA
1st October, 2020False Positive Results With BD SARS-CoV-2 Reagents For The Bd Max SystemMedical DeviceUS FDA
8th September, 2020Public Alert No. 009/2020 - Alert on Falsified Proximexa Suspension 125mg/5ml Lot Number C830116 Circulating in NigeriaDrugsNAFDAC
7th July, 2020PUBLIC ALERT NO. 008/2020- Alert against the consumption of Pure Tassie Organic Apple and Blackcurrant Juice originating from Australia due to exceeded level of mycotoxinFood CFS, Hong Kong
7th July, 2020PUBLIC ALERT NO. 007/2020- Alert on Ban on Distribution of three Cosmetics Products by Malaysian Ministry of HealthCosmetics MMOH
13th April, 2020Public Alert No. 005/2020 - Alert on Falsified Chloroquine Products Circulating in WHO Region of AfricaDrugsWHO
4th April, 2020Public Alert No. 004/2020 - Alert on Falsified Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Tablets Circulating in CameroonDrugsWHO
31th March, 2020Public Alert No. 003/2020 - Alert on Illegal Distribution and Sale of Unregistered Hand SanitizersNAFDAC
17th February,2020Public Alert No. 002/2020- Warning About 'Life Threatening' Side Effects Of 'Miracle Mineral Solution’DrugsNAFDAC
17th February, 2020Public Alert No. 001/2020 – Researchers Warn of Life-Threatening Bacteria in Make-Up ProductsCosmeticsNAFDAC
23rd January, 2020Safety Alert Due To Marketing Of Unapproved Stem Cell And Exosome ProductsDrugs & BiologicalUS FDA
23rd January, 2020GL Holdings Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall Of Green Lumber Products Due To Presence Of Undeclared Tadalafil DrugsUS FDA
23rd January, 2020Recall Of Ranitidine Tablets USP 150mg And 300mg By Glenmark PharmaceuticalsDrugsUS FDA
23rd January, 2020Recall Of Drugs, Dietary Supplements And Devices By Basic Reset And BiogenyxDrugsUS FDA
29th December, 2019Public Alert No. 0023/2019 - Alert on Dangerous and Unapproved Use of Paracetamol Tablets in Food PreparationDrugsNAFDAC
4th December, 2019Public Alert No: 0022/2019 - Alert on Recall of Glosunate Plus 50 Tablets Batch Number GK18010 Due to Unsatisfactory Report of Laboratory AnalysisDrugsNAFDACUche St. Company Limited
4th December, 2019Public Alert No: 0021/2019 - Alert on Recall of Solartep Tablets Batch Number F17S0826 Due to Unsatisfactory Report of Laboratory AnalysisDrugsNAFDACSolutions Pharmaceutical Nigeria Limited
11th November, 2019Public Alert No: 0020/2019 - Alert On Frozen Raspberries Contaminated With Norovirus From ChinaFoodNAFDAC
3rd November, 2019Public Alert No: 0019/2019 – Alert on Voluntary Recall of Xalatan* Eye Drops Lot Numbers W67369 and AK4753DrugsNAFDACPfizer Specialties Limited
16th October, 2019Public Alert No: 0018/2019-Medtronic Insulin Pumps Cyber Security RiskMedical DeviceUS FDA
5th October, 2019Public Alert No:0017-2019 - Alert on Genotoxic Impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (N-NDMA) in Zantac and Other Ranitidine Containing ProductsDrugsNMRA, Switzerland
5th September, 2019Public Alert No: 0016/2019 - Alert on Falsified Augmentin Products Circulating in Uganda and KenyaDrugsWHO
15th July, 2019Public Alert No. 0015/2019 – Expanded Recall Of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral SuspensionDrugsNAFDAC
11th July, 2019Public Alert No: 0014/2019 – Expanded Recall Of Losartan Potassium 50mg And 100mg Tablets By Teva Pharmaceuticals USADrugsUS FDA
11th July, 2019Public Alert No: 0013/2019 – Recall Of Beast Capsules By Stiff Boy LLCDrugsUS FDA
9th July, 2019Public Alert No. 0012/2019 - Resumption of Production of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl at Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, Asejire, IbadanFoodNAFDAC
30th June, 2019Public Alert No. 0011/2019 - Recall of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl Due to Change in Colour and Presence of ParticlesFoodNAFDAC
1st May, 2019Public Alert No. 0010/2019 - Alert on Falsified Meglumine Antimoniate Ampoules in Iran and PakistanDrugsNAFDAC
17th April, 2019Public Alert No. 0009/2019 - Alert on Falsified Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg (Containing Glibenclamide) Circulating in CameroonDrugsWHO
15th April, 2019Public Alert No. 0008/2019 - Alert on Falsified Mencevax Meningitis Vaccines Circulating in Niger RepublicDrugsNAFDAC
10th April, 2019Public Alert No: 0007/2019 – Falsified ICLUSIG traded globallyDrugsWHO
26th March, 2019Public Alert No. 0006/2019 - Alert on Falsified Dukoral Oral Cholera Vaccines Circulating in BangladeshDrugsNAFDAC
25th March, 2019Public Alert No. 0005/2019 - Alert on Fake Mencevax Meningitis Vaccines Circulating in Niger RepublicDrugsNAFDAC
19th February, 2019Public Alert No. 0004/2019 - Alert on Falsely Labelled Menthodex Cough MixtureDrugsNAFDAC
4th February, 2019Public Alert No. 0003/2019 – Alert on Falsified Rabies Vaccines Circulating in the PhilippinesDrugsWHO
19th January, 2019Public Alert No. 0002/2019 – Alert on Outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Limpopo, South AfricaDAFF, South Africa
18th January, 2019Public Alert No: 001/2019 – Warning Against The Purchase And Consumption Of The Following Unregistered ProductsFoodPhilippines FDA
24th December, 2018Public Alert No. 0041/2018 – Alert on Falsified Costrim, Metronidazole, Domiquine, Catrim, Cemtrim 480 and Citrim 480 Tablets Manufactured by Mr. Emeka Madu (aka. Cabara)DrugsNAFDAC
17th December, 2018Public Alert No: 0040/2018 – Thermacare Hetwraps By Pfizer: Six Lots Recalled Due To The Potential For Skin InjuriesDrugs
17th December, 2018Public Alert No: 0039/2018 – Homeopathic Aqeous Based Medicines By Eight And Company D/B/A Sprayolog Recall-Due To Microbial ContaminationDrugs
14th December, 2018Public Alert No: 0038/2018 – Alert on All Lots of Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets.DrugsTeva USA
23rd November, 2018Public Alert No. 0037/2018 - Recall Of Amlodipine 5mg And 10mg Tablets Manufactured By Ecomed Pharma Ltd Due To False LabellingDrugsNAFDAC
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 36/2018 - Recall Of Ortho-Novum 1/35 (One Lot) And Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 (Two Lots)DrugsUS FDA
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 31/2018 - Health Related MattersOCHA UN
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 30/2018 - Portuguese Authority Ordered Withdrawal Of Cosmetics Products From The MarketCosmeticsINFARMED
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 34/2018 - Recall Of Weight Away Remedy By Living Well Remedies ProductsDrugsUS FDA
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 0029/2018 - Ghanaian Health Authority Warns Against Consumption Of Puffer FishFood Ghanaian Health Authority
14th November, 2018Public Alert No: 33/2018 - Recall Of Rain Drop Near Vision Inlay By Rvo 2.0 (D. B. A. Optics Medical)Drug
13th October, 2018Public Alert No. 0028/2018 - Recall Of Malco Vitamin B Complex Injection Manufactured By Shreechem Pharmaceuticals PVT. LimitedDrugZARMA
29th September, 2018Alert On Puffer FishFoodGhanaian Health Authority
6th September, 2018Public Alert No: 0026/2018 - Recall Ofolufela Yemitan Picante Smoked Siluriformes ProductFood USDA
25th August, 2018Public Alert No: 0025/2018 - Potential Risk Of Glass Particles In Firmagon 1500 IU & 5000 IU Powder For InjectionDrugEMA
10th August, 2018Public Alert No : 0024/2018 - MBI Distributing Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Homeopathic Teething DropsDrugUS FDA
10th August, 2018Public Alert No 0021/2018 - Malaysian Health Authorities Recall Canned SardinesFoodMMH Malaysia
10th August, 2018Public Alert No: 0020/2018 - European Union Food Safety Authority Issues Health Warnings On Green Tea ExtractsFoodEFSA
10th August, 2018Public Alert No: 0019/2018 - Voluntary Recall Of Sonic-Fusion Flossing Toothbrush Product By Water Pik, IncUS FDA
10th August, 2018Public Alert No: 0022/2018 - Recall Of Latanoprost/Timolol 50mg/Ml+ 5mg/Ml Eye Drop Solution Due To Product DefectDrugOGYEI Hungary
10th August, 2018Public Alert No: 0023/2018 - Ban Of Weight-Loss Supplements Containing Sibutramine In United Arab EmiratesDrug
2nd August, 2018Recall Of Valsartan Due To ContaminationDrugMHRA
27th July, 2018Listeriosis Resulting From Consumption Of Imported Contaminated Frozen Mixed Vegetable Food
25th July, 2018Public Alert No: 0013/2018 - Recall Of Rabies Vaccines Freeze Dried (Vero Cell)Drug CFDAChangchun Changsheng Life Sciences Limited
9th July, 2018Recall Of Valsartan Due To ContaminationDrugMHRA
12th April, 2018Public Alert No: 07/2018 Falsified Augmentin Products Circulating In CamerounDrugCameroun
12th April, 2018Public Alert No: 08/2018 Authorities Warn Against The Consumption Of Wales Golden Honey And Macum Eqimedyumly HoneyFoodQatar
30th March, 2018Public Alert no: 06/2018 - Fake Penicillin-V in Circulation in South-West CamerounDrugSouth-West Cameroun
15th March, 2018Alert on South Africa’s Listeriosis Outbreak “Largest Ever”South Africa
23rd January, 2018Alert on Circulation of Fake Coartem TabletsDrugNAFDAC
Public Alert no. 05/2018 – Contaminated Meat Products From South AfricaFood
Public Alert 017/2018 - Alert On Withdrawal Of Medicines With Modified Or Prolonged Release Paracetamol By Portugal Internal Health AuthorityDrugPAM Portugal
Public Alert No: 0013/2018 - Authorities Ban Six (6) Herbal DrugsHerbalFDA Ghana
Public Alert No: 0012/2018 - Health Authority Orders The Withdrawal Of Metanor Flupirtine CapsuleDrugPAM Portugal

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