Pharmedica USA has voluntarily recalled 2 lots of Purely Soothing, 15% MSM Drops to the consumer level due to nonsterility.
The product is used as an anti-inflammatory intended to relieve ocular irritation and/or swelling. The recalled lots for Purely Soothing, 15% MSM Drops include Lot# 2203PS01; Package Size 1 oz; UPC 7 31034 91379 9, and Lot# 1808051; Package Size 0.5 oz; UPC 7 31034 91382 9. The recalled products were distributed worldwide via online e-commerce and trade shows (eg, Amazon Marketplace, etc.).
The administration of contaminated eye drops carries a risk for eye infection and possibly blindness. Consumers should discontinue use of the affected products immediately. To date, the Company has not received any reports of adverse events or illness related to the recalled product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems should be reported to the Food and Drug Administration’s MedWatch program.
There have been a number of recent recalls related to eye care products. These have included an artificial tears eye dop, an eye ointment, and a glaucoma medication.
Pharmedica USA LLC issues voluntary worldwide recall of Purely Soothing 15% MSM drops due to non-sterility. News release. Pharmedica USA LLC. March 3, 2023. Accessed March 8, 2023. https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/pharmedica-usa-llc-issues-voluntary-worldwide-recall-purely-soothing-15-msm-drops-due-non-sterility.
This article originally appeared on MPR
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