Eye Ointments Across US Recalled For Infection Risk?!

(AmericanProsperity.com) – Unsterile conditions at an Indian plant have led to a recall of many brands of eye ointments nationwide, which have put users at risk of infection. The recall was done by Brassica Pharma Pvt in Thane, Maharashtra in India. That was after a deadly outbreak linked to artificial tears that were manufactured by another firm in India.

The last outbreak was due to EzriCare artificial tears and they were recalled by Delsam Pharma of Chennai, India. Infections as well as vision loss were found in 81 people across 18 states, according to health officials.

Three main brands that are sold nationwide are being recalled, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which posted a note regarding the recalls on Monday. Stores such as CVS and Walmart stocked these brands that were recalled. The brands include Equate, CVS Health, and AACE Pharmaceuticals. There are four recalled products with expiration dates from April 2024 to September 2025. Here is a list of the specific products:

– Equate Lubricant Eye Ointment (3.5-gram tube), UPC code: 681131395298.
-Equate Style Lubricant Eye Ointment (3.5-gram tube) UPC code: 681131395304.
– CVS Health Lubricant Eye Ointment (3.5-gram) UPC code: 050428634141.

Lubricant PM Ointment (3.5 gram tube) UPC code: 371406124356.
Those who have these eye ointments should stop using them immediately and return them to the store where they were purchased. You can contact 1-833-225-9564 or email [email protected] with any questions.

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