Fybogel Hi-Fibre and Fybogel Orange - potential risk of contamination with metal particles
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- 19 June 2014
- Alert type:
- Drug alert
- Medical specialism:
(Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited) Remaining stock of batches should be quarantined and returned to original supplier for credit. - class 2 action within 48 hours. (EL (14)A/08)
19 June 2014
Class 2 medicines recall
Action within 48 hours
Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited
Fybogel Hi-Fibre (Ispaghula Husk) - PL 00063/0064
Fybogel Orange (Ispaghula Husk) - PL 00063/0026
|Product||Batch number||Expiry date||Pack Size||First distributed|
|Fybogel Hi-Fibre||402410||1 Jan 17||1 x 30||21/05/2014|
|Fybogel Orange||401610||1 Jan 17||1 x 30||04/03/2014|
Further to drug alert EL (14)A/04 issued 12 March 2014, Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited is recalling a further 2 batches of Fybogel, listed above, due to a potential risk of contamination with metal particles.
Remaining stock of these batches should be quarantined and returned to the original supplier for credit. For stock enquiries, please contact Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd Customer Services on 01753 506950.
For medical information enquiries please contact Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd Medical Information Department on 0500 455456.
Recipients of this drug alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. Local area teams are asked to forward this to relevant clinics, general practitioners and community pharmacists.
Issued: 19 June 2014
Alert type: Drug alert
Medical specialism: Pharmacy