Class 2 Medicines Recall: Heparin sodium 1,000 I.U./ml solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion (Wockhardt UK Ltd)

Class 2 MHRA medicines recall – Heparin sodium 1,000 I.U./ml solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion (Wockhardt UK Ltd)

Drug alert number: EL (21)A/38

MDR Number:MDR 166-12/21

Date issued: 20 December 2021

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall for:

Heparin sodium 1,000 I.U./ml solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion (Wockhardt UK Ltd)

Wockhardt UK Ltd is recalling the above batch as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results due to a low bioassay result at the 24-month shelf life stability testing.

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
5002058  June 2022 10 x 5ml amps 12 November 2019

Advice for healthcare professionals

Stop supplying the above batch immediately. Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

Further information

Full drug alert can be viewed here.

Company contacts for further information

For more information or medical information queries, please contact: drug.safety@wockhardt.co.uk

For stock control queries, please contact: customer.services@wockhardt.co.uk

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