Recent Recalls You Should Know About—May 27, 2018

In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.

We’ve rounded up a list of the most recent recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that should be on your radar. They are as follows:

Shaving Products Recalled Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination

Shadow Holdings is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit to the retail level. The products may be contaminated with bacteria.

Topical administration of the products could result in potentially serious bacterial infections in immunocompromised individuals. To date, Shadow Holdings has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

For more information, check out the official press release.

H-E-B Recalls Ice Cream & Sherbert Products Due to Broken Metal in Processing Equipment

Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store recall for certain flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets for broken metal in processing equipment found during routine maintenance. The affected products were distributed to stores in Texas and Mexico.

To date, there have been no injuries reported due to this incident.

All products related to this recall have been removed from store shelves. H-E-B is working to have the products back on shelves as soon as possible.

For more information, check out the official press release.

Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray Recalled Due to Potential for Small Glass Particles

Apotex Corp. is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot of Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray, USP, 50 mcg per spray, 120 Metered Sprays, to the consumer level. The Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50 mcg per spray 120 Metered Sprays has been found to contain small glass particles. The glass particles could block the actuator and impact the functionality of the pump. The issue was discovered through a customer complaint.

There is a potential for patients to be exposed to the glass particles and mechanical irritation cannot be ruled out. Local trauma to the nasal mucosa might occur with use of the defective product. To date, Apotex Corp. has not received any reports of adverse events related to recall.

For more information, read the official company announcement.

Smoked Sausage Products Recalled Due to Potential Contamination with Foreign Matter

Eddy Packing Co., Inc., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 18,390 pounds of smoked sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

For more information, read the official news release.

SunMed Holdings, LLC Recalls STAT-Check and Medline Manual Resuscitator Bags

On May 29, 2018, SunMed Holdings, LLC initiated a nationwide recall of 18,808 units of STAT-Check and Medline resuscitator bags which were distributed between February 1, 2018 to May 13, 2018. The patient port retaining ring of the affected bags may not fully seat which may allow the patient port to detach during use. If this takes place, the resuscitator bags may not deliver air to the patient and result in a delay in treatment and life-threatening health consequences. There have been no reported injuries to date.

For more information, check out the company announcement.