Recalled Terumo Tenderflow Pediatric Arterial Cannulae

Terumo has already received five reports in which there was difficulty removing the “introducer” from the Tenderflow cannula. The cannula must be removed and replaced if an introducer can not be removed properly. This process may lead to aortic damage, blood loss and even death.

LifePak CR AED Recall – Recalled External Defibrillators

A Class 1 Recall has been announced by the FDA for LifePak CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) made by Physio Control. The shock button on this AED is covered and not visible, thus leaving responsders unable to follow the instructions and administer the shock.

Urgent Digitek Digoxin Recall

NOTE: There have been recalls of other digoxin brands since this massive Digitek recall in the spring of 2008. As of May 13th, 2009 the most recent has been a recall on Caraco brand digoxin. A class I recall is … Continued

Chanitx and Suicide

More reports of erratic behavior and suicide have been associated with the use of Chantix, a drug that was designed to help people stop smoking and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration just under two years ago. In … Continued

Heparin Syringes Recalled

A nationwide recall has been announced on Pre-filled Heparin Lock Flush Solution USP (5 mL in 12 mL syringes) with Lot #070926H. The Heparin IV flush syringes have been found to be contaminated with Serratia marcescens, a bacterium that is … Continued

Mattel Announces Toy Recall

On November 6, 2007, Mattel Inc. recalled over 172,000 Fisher-Price kitchen toys because several children have choked and gagged on small, detachable parts. Mattel has received approximately 50 reports of small parts separating from these toys, which feature a sink, … Continued

Hamburger Patties Infected With E coli

Topps Meat Company of New Jersey has recalled about 331,582 pounds of frozen ground beef products because they may be contaminated with a virulent strain of E. coli called 0157:H7. Read More About This Beef Recall Here List of Beef … Continued

Third Graco Crib Recall In As Many Years

Update: Looking for Stork Craft Recalled Cribs? – Click Here – Search: Click here to search for all recent crib recalls! Today (Friday Sept. 21, 2007) the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of One-million Simplicity and Graco cribs … Continued

Dole Salad Mix Recall

Almost one year after the spinach fiasco, new fears about E. coli-contaminated salad prompt at least ten US States and Canadian provinces to recall Dole’s hearts Delight salad mix. A bag of Dole’s salad mix tested positive for E. coli … Continued