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Ophthalmic products recalled due to risk of contamination

Posted on August 24, 2015 9:17 am under Product Liability

Allergan plc of Dublin, Ireland, is recalling specific lots of some of its ophthalmic products after receiving consumer complaints about a black particle that could be introduced into the product by unscrewing the cap, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported on Monday, August 24.

The affected products are: REFRESH® Lacri-Lube® 3.5 g, REFRESH P.M.® 3.5 g, REFRESH P.M.® 3.5 g (Professional Sample Pack), FML® (fluorometholone ophthalmic ointment) 0.1%, 3.5 g, and Blephamide® (sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone acetate ophthalmic ointment, USP) 10%/0.2%, 3.5 g. Details about the NDC, Lot Number and Expiration Date of the affected products can be found on the US FDA report.

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