Methotrexate lot recalled

December 19, 2005

Bedford Laboratories has recalled one lot of preservative-free Methotrexate for Injection because the active ingredient was contaminated with low levels of the preservative ethylene glycol. The affected lot is #859142, with a September 2007 expiry. Health professionals should not distribute the 1-gm vials (NDC 55390-143-01) and should contact Bedford Labs for return instructions. The complete FDA MedWatch safety summary is at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/safety/2005/safety05.htm#Methotrexate.