Medication Monitor

Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
December 27, 2018

Sodium chloride 0.9%

(Dyural-40, Dyural-80—Asclemed USA)
Product recalled because of latex hazard

Asclemed USA is voluntarily recalling 20 lots of Dyural-40 and 61 lots of Dyural-80, to the user level. The products include recalled sodium chloride 0.9% manufactured by Fresenius Kabi, which has been recalled because product labeling incorrectly states that stoppers do not contain latex.

For the population most at risk, those with a severe allergic reaction to latex, there is probability of an anaphylactic reaction, and this could result in hospitalization or death. To date, Asclemed USA has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

The products are Dyural-40 convenience kits packaged in plastic trays and Dyural-80 convenience kits packaged in plastic trays, containing sodium cChloride 0.9% by Fresenius Kabi.

The affected Dyural-40 lots can be found here.