Class 3 Medicines Recall: Folic Acid Tablets BP 5mg, PL 0142/5522, (EL(19)A/35)

Accord-UK Ltd has informed us of an issue related to decommissioning of the batch below.

Product information

PL number

PL 0142/5522

MDR Number

MDR 043-11/19

Company name

Accord-UK Ltd

Product description

Batch number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distribution
HU57 January 2021 28 26 March 2019

Brief description of the problem

Accord-UK Ltd has informed us of an issue related to decommissioning of the above batch. Upon decommissioning at the pharmacy, there have been reports stating that when scanning the serialised 2D code, the status of packs may report as ‘EXPORT.’ Although there is no risk to product quality, any remaining stock should be quarantined and returned.

Advice for healthcare professionals and wholesalers

Stop supplying the batch listed above immediately. Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

Company contacts for further information

For stock control enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Customer Services Team on 0800 373573.

For medical information enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Medical Information Department on 01271 385257.

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. NHS regional teams are asked to forward this to community pharmacists and dispensing general practitioners for information.

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EL(19)A35

Published 18 November 2019