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Global Recall of Nasal Spray Due to Risk of Seizure, Coma, and Death

By Burg Simpson

nasal spray

Burg Simpson recently reported on the August 5, 2020 recall of super potent nasal sprays that were manufactured by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and sold in the United States. Further investigation reveals that this August recall is the continuation of a global recall of Ferring Pharmaceutical nasal sprays that began in mid-July 2020. This global recall affects Ferring Pharmaceutical… Read more »

Syringe Pumps Recalled after Reports of Medication Delivery Errors Surface

By Burg Simpson

On August 25, 2020, Smiths Medical recalled several versions of its Medfusion 3500 and 4000 Syringe Pumps due to software problems that could lead to medication delivery errors. The Medfusion Syringe Pumps are portable devices primarily found in children’s hospitals and neonatal intensive-care units, in addition to operating rooms and adult critical care units. When… Read more »

Nasal Sprays Recalled Due To Risk of Coma, Death

By Burg Simpson

nasal spray

On August 5, 2020, Ferring Pharmaceuticals recalled three nasal sprays due to superpotency. These nasal sprays are used to help regulate renal (kidney) water conservation in people with certain conditions. The recalled sprays are DDAVP Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, and STIMATE Nasal Spray 1.5 mg/mL. According to the recall,… Read more »

Rocky Mountain recalls bicycles that pose fall and injury hazard

By Burg Simpson

mountain biking

The latest bike-related recall should serve to remind all cyclists of the dangers of biking and the importance of taking safety precautions. On July 16, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Rocky Mountain Bicycles was recalling three models of its alloy-framed bicycles after determining they posed a fall and injury hazard to riders…. Read more »

Sundial Reprimanded for Claiming its Herbal Products Can Assist in Disease Prevention and Treatment

By Burg Simpson

Sundial herbal products

An increased focus on health and safety has been a positive development during the current pandemic, and products designed to assist with wellness, personal hygiene, and cleaning have flown off of the shelves. However, people need to remain vigilant as to what they are putting in to their bodies. Recently, the FDA announced that Sundial… Read more »

FDA Warns Against Certain Brands of Hand Sanitizers Due to Risk of Toxicity

By Burg Simpson

hand sanitizer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tested several hand sanitizers manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV and found that they contained methanol (a.k.a. wood alcohol). Methanol can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and, according to the FDA “is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and should not be used… Read more »

Boilers Recalled Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By Burg Simpson

Following a report of two carbon monoxide poison injuries, Lochinvar, LLC issued a recall of several products. Specifically, Lochinvar recalled its residential condensing boilers, combi boilers, and package systems sold after August 2016. A condensing boiler is a type of high-efficiency boiler used to heat homes and other buildings. A combi boiler is a machine… Read more »

Keep Out of Reach: Children Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal

By Burg Simpson

child playing with magnets

Magnets are commonly found in households across the nation. They can come in the form of stress relievers, desk decorations, and may even be marketed as toys. They can come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors, and are often sold in sets of large numbers. They can be fun to play with and form… Read more »

“Homeopathic” Drugs Can Cause Life-Threatening Harm, FDA Warns

By Burg Simpson

homeopathic drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters on Tuesday to four companies for selling injectable “homeopathic” drugs that are potentially harmful to patients. These warning letters are the most recent in a series of warnings and concerns that the FDA has expressed over products labeled as “homeopathic.” According to the FDA, products… Read more »

Safety Rope Recalled Due to Fall Risk to Climbers

By Burg Simpson

rock climbing with safety ropes

After receiving a report that a climber was injured using its Field & Stream safety rope during freezing weather, DICK’S Sporting Goods is recalling the product. Safety ropes are one of the essential safety tools that climbers use to reduce the risk of falling while climbing. According to the recall, the Field & Stream safety… Read more »

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