RECALL: Risk of patient infection causes sterile product recall by Specialty Compounding

(WXYZ) - The FDA has announced a recall that could affect thousands.

Specialty Compounding LLC is voluntarily recalling its full line of sterile products used to inject drugs. The company cited concerns about bacterial bloodstream infections.

The FDA says if there is microbial contamination in products intended to be sterile, patients are at risk of serious infections which may be life threatening.

The FDA says none of the products purchased after May 9 should be used.

The recalled products were distributed directly to patients in all 50 states, except for North Carolina. They were also distributed to hospitals in Texas.

To return product or request assistance related to this recall, users should contact Specialty Compounding at 512-219-0724, Monday through Friday, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CDT.

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