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Product recall for Alk-Abello Jext adrenaline Injection Pens

11 December 2013 - Health product recalls - admin - No Comments

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The latest product recall information Alk-Abello which is a an adrenaline auto-injector.

Alk-Abello is recalling some Jext Injection Pens because they may not deliver adrenaline tartrate in an emergency situation.

In the affected Jext Injection Pens the needle may have become bent, causing the needle to curl up inside the injector housing upon activation and consequently causing the pen not to deliver the required adrenaline dose.

Alk-Abello say only 1 in 2,500 Jext Injection Pens are affected.

If you have the affected Jext Injection Pens you should obtain a replacement adrenaline auto-injector from your doctor as soon as possible. You should continue to carry and use your Jext Injection Pens as normal, until you are able to obtain a replacement adrenaline auto-injector.

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Jext Injection Pens Affected By This Recall

The Jext Injection Pens affected by this recall are:-

    • Jext 300 micrograms solution for injection in prefilled pen
      • Lot Number – 733979, Expiry Date – 12 2014
      • Lot Number – 750808, Expiry Date – 12 2014
      • Lot Number – 774775, Expiry Date – 01 2015
      • Lot Number – 780782, Expiry Date – 01 2015
      • Lot Number – 800083, Expiry Date – 01 2015
      • Lot Number – 810356, Expiry Date – 01 2015
      • Lot Number – 829690, Expiry Date – 01 2015
      • Lot Number – 837516, Expiry Date – 02 2015
      • Lot Number – 858432, Expiry Date – 02 2015
      • Lot Number – 860701, Expiry Date – 02 2015
      • Lot Number – 874585, Expiry Date – 02 2015
      • Lot Number – 874587, Expiry Date – 02 2015
      • Lot Number – 900033, Expiry Date – 04 2015

 

  • Jext 150 micrograms solution for injection in prefilled pen
    • Lot Number – 748008, Expiry Date – 12 2014
    • Lot Number – 785381, Expiry Date – 01 2015
    • Lot Number – 804924, Expiry Date – 01 2015
    • Lot Number – 853456, Expiry Date – 02 2015
    • Lot Number – 862719, Expiry Date – 02 2015
    • Lot Number – 884202, Expiry Date – 03 2015
    • Lot Number – 890991, Expiry Date – 02 2015
    • Lot Number – 907947, Expiry Date – 04 2015

 

If you have the affected Jext Injection Pens you should obtain a replacement adrenaline auto-injector from your doctor as soon as possible. You should continue to carry and use your Jext Injection Pens as normal, until you are able to obtain a replacement adrenaline auto-injector.

If you have any questions or concerns about this recall you can contact Alk-Abello on 0800 028 3144

 

December 2013.

 

 

 

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