March 27, 2020 — Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory announced a voluntary recall for glass vials of Vitamin K after several healthcare professionals were injured by broken glass.
Dr. Reddy’s issued the recall after receiving multiple reports of cuts in skin and lacerations to health care professionals, according to the recall notice:
“There may be a reasonable probability of flying glass injuring skin, eye and/or other parts which could result in either temporary or permanent injury.”
The recall involves four lots (ACB902, ACB903, ACB904, ACB905) of Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL, Single-Dose Ampules to the hospital level.
The batches were distributed nationwide the in U.S. between June 21, 2019 and February 26, 2020 to hospitals, pharmacies, and distributors.
Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion (Vitamin K) is used to treat blood-clotting disorders in people on warfarin and other medications. It is also a standard injection for newborn babies to prevent bleeding.
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