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China Orders Recall Of Batch Of Intravenous Needles

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chinese authorities announced another medical-device recall, this time of intravenous needles that could snap off in the skin of patients. The food and drug administrations of Shanghai and Guangdong ordered 47,700 of the disposable needles recalled. That is more than half of a suspected batch of the needles made by Damei Medicinal Plastic Factory in Shanghai. The recall began when one snapped off and became embedded in the scalp of an infant. (Click here for more



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