Drug Recall


HPS Pharmacies wish to advise that Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), have given notice of a drug recall of:

Colestid® 5g Granules
ARTG 12283

The affected batches are:

Batch Number

Expiry Date


31 October 2017


30 November 2017


30 November 2017


6 May 2018


This recall has been initiated due to the potential presence of small pieces of food grade rubber in the specified batches.

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 Pfizer on 1800 999 543.

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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