HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Professional Dentist Supplies Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall of:
Chlorhexidine gluconate/sodium fluoride
The only affected batch is BK119 with an expiry date of October 2017. The affected batch includes 30ml and 250ml bottles and 100ml pump packs.
This recall has been initiated in response to the presence of bacterial contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. This bacteria poses little risk to healthy individuals, however, may cause clinical problems in patients with a weakened immune system.
Please inspect your stocks and quarantine all products from the batch stated above for return to your supplier for a refund.
Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units for one month.
Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.
Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies, or Professional Dentist Supplies on (03) 9761 6615.
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.