AM2 Issues Recall Of Pre-Filled Heparin Lock Flush Solution
Heparin Lock Flush Solution Recall
AM2 PAT, Inc., Angier, North Carolina, is initiating a nationwide recall of one lot of Pre-Filled Heparin Lock Flush Solution USP (5 mL in 12 mL Syringes), Lot # 070926H. The heparin IV flush syringes have been found to be contaminated with Serratia marcescens, which have resulted in patient infections. CDC has confirmed growth of Serratia marcescens from several unopened syringes of this product.
This type of bacterial infection could present a serious adverse health consequence that could lead to life-threatening injuries and/or death.
Consumers and user facilities who have these recalled pre-filled syringes, Heparin Lock Flush Solution USP, should stop using the product immediately.