We're continuing to investigate and take action on the potential contamination of some saline products with Ralstonia pickettii. This is occurring with assistance and input from local health departments.
Recall of saline products
Following further investigation, certain batches of previously quarantined saline products are now being recalled. See the recall notice for more information.
Quarantine of other saline products
As a precautionary measure, we have now quarantined all batches of one other sodium chloride 0.9% product. This product is manufactured in the same facility, Legency Remedies Private, as the other recalled and quarantined 30mL ampoules:
Aerowash Eyewash and Wound Irrigation (15 mL & 30 mL) irrigation fluid, medical / surgical procedure; sponsored by Aero Healthcare Pty Ltd and supplied as single product or as part of first aid kits or surgical procedure packs -
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