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Baxter Recalls 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation Lot G120162

Cheryl A. Thompson

BETHESDA, MD 19 Feb 2016—Baxter International Inc. on Wednesday announced the recall of lot G120162 of the company's 500-mL 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation product because an insect was found in one bottle of solution from the lot.

The product's labeling states that the solution is "for irrigation only." The company said the solution may be used to flush or rinse medical equipment, such as catheters.

Bottles in lot G120162 were distributed between November 12, 2015, and January 11, 2016, the company said.

Baxter asks customers who have any of the recalled product to contact the company at 888-229-0001, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Central Time, to arrange for return of the product for credit. Product from lots not under recall is available as replacement for bottles in lot G120162, the company said.


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