Ref: MDA/2012/058 (replaces MDA/2012/057)
Sterile Water for Irrigation 1000ml
(manufactured by Baxter Healthcare Ltd)
Lot numbers 12D10B26 and 12D10B26A
Product code UKF7114
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued a medical device alert for Sterile Water for Irrigation manufactured by Baxter Healthcare. Baxter Healthcare supplied the affected lots from 1st May 2012 to 22nd May inclusive.
The alert has been issued because some bottles within the affected lots have been found to be contaminated with Aspergillus. The affected bottles were found in France. The MHRA is currently investigating this problem and independent testing of the affected batch is being carried out.
As a precautionary measure, bottles in the affected lots should be identified and quarantined by 4 September 2012.
For stock availability and updates contact Baxter Healthcare on 01635 206345 or email