The recall is just the latest in a bacterial contamination scare.
Centurion Labs issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Ninjacof and Ninjacof A. The drug was distributed by Centurion and manufactured by Vilvet.
Source: FDAHowever, according to the recall, Centurion was notified by the FDA that the drugs may have been manufactured in PharmaTech facility. All of PharmaTech’s liquid drug products were recently recalled due to a possible bacterial outbreak. A CDC investigation revealed bacteria present in PharmaTech drugs, prompting several cautionary recalls since. No reports have been received of adverse reactions.
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The bacterium, Burkholderia cepacia, can result in infections in patients with weakened immune systems or with chronic lung conditions.
The affected lots are Ninjacof Lot# 200N1601 (NDC 23359-032-16) and Ninjacof A Lot# 201NA1601 (NDC 23359-033-16). Both were distributed in: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The products are sold in 473-mL bottles with an expiration date of 11/2018.
Ninjacof and Ninjacof are used to relieve cold and allergy symptoms.
Questions regarding the recall can contact Centurion Customer Support: firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-852-3681 (M-F 8am – 5pm Central Standard Time).