Further to DrugAlert volume 900, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that InterPharma, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has provided an update on Sodium Chloride 0.9% 10mL irrigation Solution.
A causal link between the reported Ralstonia cases and use of the 10mL ampoules has not been established. The TGA advises that the 10mL ampoules may be immediately removed from quarantine and used as normal.
Please note that all batches of InterPharma Sodium Chloride 0.9% 30mL ampoules remain subject to a recall notice and must not be used.
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 InterPharma on 1300 308 213 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.
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