FDA Joining Supply Chain Pilot Project
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PharmaceuticalsJune 21, 2019

FDA Joining Supply Chain Pilot Project

On the verge of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) coming into effect in 2023, the FDA announces participation in a pilot project to improve drug supply chain and tractability in the United States. This pilot project encompasses more than 20 companies in the health and pharmaceutical industries to explore and evaluate methods of enhancing safety and identify and trace prescription drugs distributed.  

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PharmaceuticalsMay 24, 2019

Voluntary Recall of Veterinary Injectable Drug Products Due To Sterilization Compromises

Norbrook Laboratories Limited announced the voluntary recall of 34 lots of its veterinary injectable drug products distributed across the United States. After distribution, the recalled products were discovered to have been manufactured on an aseptic line that did not pass process simulation tests, proving the importance of real-time production line monitoring to alert manufacturers in the event of compromise.

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PharmaceuticalsApril 29, 2019

Back Heating Pads Recalled Nationwide Due to Potential Risk of Skin Injury

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare issued a nationwide recall of its ThermaCare® Back Pain Therapy HeatWraps due to the potential risk that certain cells within the wrap operate at an increased temperature, which poses the risk of burns, blisters, and irritation to applied areas. A total of 17 case sub lots distributed from June 2017 through March 2018 were impacted by the recall.

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