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Nationwide Eye Wash Recall; Potential Microbial Contamination


On February 2, 2018, Kareway Products, Inc., recalled 60,000 lots of Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution. The product was found to have potential microbial contamination which compromised sterility. Use of the affected product could be calamitous for any population due to a probability of a potentially sight threatening eye infection or impairment.

 

The product is used as eye wash to clean, refresh, and soothe eyes for daily use or emergency eye cleansing by flushing foreign material. It is packaged in four fluid ounce (118 ml) bottles. The recalled lots display Lot#86041601 and an expiration date of 09/2019. The product can be identified by UPC 3-57896-18604-3. The product was distributed nationwide to wholesale businesses.

 

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