BETHESDA, MD 29 June 2012—Bedford Laboratories on June 28 announced the recall of a single lot of 20-mg vials of preservative-free vecuronium bromide for injection because particulates may be present in the product.
The recalled lot, 2067134, bears an expiration date of May 31, 2013, and was distributed August 8–November 9, 2011, according to the company.
No adverse events associated with the presence of the particulates in this lot have been reported to Bedford. The company has directed hospitals and other customers that have this lot to quarantine it for return.
Telephone inquiries about the recall should be directed to Bedford at 800-562-4797 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Vecuronium bromide is currently in short supply, according to the drug shortage websites maintained by ASHP and FDA.
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