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Heparinised saline 50IU/5ml, packs of 50 ampoules

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Medicine recall

26 March 2008
Level: Retail
Class: II
Reference: RN-2008-0202
Date agreed: 26 March 2008
Product: HEPARINISED SALINE 50IU/5ml, packs of 50 ampoules
ARTG number: 12107
Batch number: Batch Numbers 303364 Expiry Date: May 2009
Batch Numbers 303367 Expiry Date: May 2009
Batch Numbers 303601 Expiry Date: July 2009
Batch Numbers 303662 Expiry Date: August 2009
Sponsor: AstraZeneca Pty Ltd
Contact: Astra Zeneca Customer Service 1800 805 342
Reason: The detection of a contaminant in the Heparin raw material used to manufacture these batches
Letters are expected to be dispatched by the sponsor within two working days of the agreed date.

Classification system:

Class I defects are potentially life-threatening or could cause a serious risk to health.

Class II defects could cause illness or mistreatment, but are not Class I.

Class III defects may not pose a significant hazard to health, but withdrawal may be initiated for other reasons.

Class I & II recalls are considered to be safety related recalls.