EpiPen Recall Australia March 2017

We are advised by the distributor of EpiPen in Australia (Alphapharm) that the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) has initiated a recall of certain EpiPens.

These are Batch numbers 5FA665, 5FA6651, 5FA6652 and 5FA6653 with expiry April 2017. All are 300mcg dose.

Other batches of the 300mcg and all 150mcg doses are not currently affected by this recall.

There is “the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the device failing to activate or the device requiring increased force to activate”.

Please return any EpiPens with the above listed batch numbers and expiry date to your pharmacy. All affected stock will be replaced free of charge.

The batch number and expiry is found on the label of the pen or on the end of the carton.


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