Methotrexate 25mg/ml injection - damaged vials

(Teva UK Limited) Damaged vials so potential for a lack of sterility assurance - class 2 action within 48 hours. (EL (13)A/31)

17 December 2013

Class 2 medicines recall

Action within 48 hours

Hospital pharmacy-level recall

MDR 16-12/13

Product details

Teva UK Limited

Methotrexate 25mg/ml Injection, 1 x 2ml

PL 00289/0466

Alert details

  • Batch number: 12J30KC
  • Expiry date: October 2015
  • Pack size: 1 x 2ml
  • First distributed: 29 May 2013

Teva UK Limited is recalling the above batch because there have been a small number of reports of damaged vials and there are concerns, therefore, that there is potential for a lack of sterility assurance.

Remaining stocks of this batch should be quarantined and returned to the original supplier for credit.  For stock enquiries please contact Teva UK Customer Liaison Team on 0800 590502.

For medical information enquiries please contact Teva UK Limited by phone on 0207 540 7117 or by email at

Recipients of this drug alert should bring it to the attention of relevant professionals by copy of this letter.

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