Distributors of PharmTech liquid products have voluntary recall
As a precaution the distribution firms Leader Brand, Major Pharmaceuticals, and Rugby Laboratories are having a voluntary recall of all liquid products manufactured by PharmaTech LLC due to possible contamination.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration had notified Rugby Laboratories of reports of infections in patients, possibly linked to PharmaTech. Rugby Laboratories then issued the recall on August 3rd. The other distribution firms then joined in the recall.
The products being recalled were made by PharmaTech LLC in Davie, Fla. at a facility that is registered with the Federal Drug Administration. The products were distributed nationwide to pharmacies, hospital and wholesale and retail businesses.
A list of products being recalled:
For more information consumers can contact Rugby Laboratories/Major Pharmaceuticals Customer Support at 1-800-645-2158, available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST or Leader Customer Support at 1-800-200-6313 option #1 Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m EST. Consumers can contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have additional questions about this product.
The recall is being conducted with the full knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.