Safety Alert

 

HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Link Healthcare have given notice of a safety alert for:

Adrenaline-Link® 1:10,000 Pre-filled Syringes, 10mL
Aust R: 210672

This notice has been issued due to the incompatibility of some needle-free connector systems the BD Hypak pre-filled syringe rigid plastic Luer-lock tip used, which may result in difficulty in preparing and administering this emergency medicine.

The manufacturer has provided the following list of compatible needle-free connector systems:

Compatible Needle-free Connector Systems for
Adrenaline-Link® 1:10,000 Pre-filled Syringes, 10mL

Manufacturer System Description
Baxter Healthcare Clearlink and V-Link needle-free Luer activated devices
B.Braun Medical Ultrasite/Safeflow Connectors
Becton, Dickinson U.K. Ltd BD Q-Syte Connectors
BMS Critical Care EasiFlush Needle-free Connector
CareFusion™ Maxplus Displacement Connectors
SmartSite® Valve
CODAN Ltd SWAN-LOCK® Connectors
Fannin MicroCLAVE and MicroCLAVE Clear: with the use of the CS-25 Clear Adaptor
Flowart Needle-free
ICU Medical CLC 2000 Connector
Tego D1000 Connector
Sendal UK Ltd TPS Connectors
Vygon Bionector and Bionector ‘S’: with ATP431 adaptor

 

Please retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units as a reminder for all staff members who may use this product, and report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies, or Link Healthcare on 1800 777 005 or via email: customerservice@linkhealthcare.com.au.

Information regarding expected dates for supply may vary subject to delays which are out of our control. HPS Pharmacies does not accept responsibility for such changes but will endeavour to keep our clients updated as information is made available from drug manufacturers or wholesalers.

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