Important Recall for Triad Group Alcohol Prep Pads Affects Genetech Pre-packaged Medicines

The FDA has issued a recall involving all lots of alcohol prep pads, alcohol swabs, and alcohol swabsticks manufactured by the Triad Group due to concerns about potential contamination with Bacillus cereus. An alert was recently released noting that Triad Group alcohol prep pads are co-packaged and distributed with Genentech medicines Boniva Injection, Fuzeon, Nutropin A.Q.Pen, Pegasys, and TNKase. Please note that Genentech medicines are not contaminated. Further information about the Triad Group recall can be found on the FDA website at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm239319.htm.

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