RECALL ALERT | Nasal sprays could contain small glass particles
Apotex Corp. has issued a voluntary recall for certain nasal sprays after discovering they contained small glass particles.
The voluntary recall includes one lot of Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray, USP, 50 mcg per spray, 120 Metered Sprays.
Patients could be exposed to the glass particles and experience trauma to their nasal passages when using the defective product.
The glass particles could block the actuator and impact the function of the nasal spray. Mechanical irritation also cannot be ruled out.
The recalled sprays are used for the treatment of seasonal allergies and for the management of sinus pain and pressure associated with seasonal allergies in patients 4 to 17 years of age
The affected Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50 mcg per spray 120 Metered Sprays can be identified by the following information:
2. Lot Number
3. Expiration Date