Several lots of Doxil, Procrit, and Remicade have been stolen, prompting the manufacturers to issue a voluntary withdrawal of the lots affected.
Centocor and Ortho Biotech are voluntarily withdrawing certain lots of Doxil (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection), Procrit (epoetin alfa), and Remicade (infliximab) because they were stolen while the driver was traveling from a warehouse in Kentucky to a specialty distributor. The stolen goods have not been recovered. Since the companies cannot guarantee that the products were stored at appropriate temperatures even if they were recovered, a withdrawal is considered the best course of action. Health professionals or patients with questions can call (888) 626-5660 for help. Lot numbers being withdrawn are the following:
|59676-3100-1||Cartons containing six (6) single dose vials of PROCRIT(R) (epoetin alfa) 10,000 U/mL||D091534|
|59676-3200-4||Cartons containing four (4) multidose vials ofPROCRIT(R) (epoetin alfa) 20,000 U/mL||P113612||09/2010|
|59676-3400-1||Cartons containing four (4) single dose vials of PROCRIT(R) (epoetin alfa) 40,000 U/mL||P106803||06/2010|
|17314-9600-1||Cartons containing 1 DOXIL(R) (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection) 20mg in 10mL (2 mg/mL) single use vial||0717124||03/2009|
|17314-9600-2||DOXIL(R) (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection) 50mg in 25mL (2mg/mL) single use vial||0715423||02/2009|
|57894-0300-1||Cartons containing one (1) vial of REMICADE(R) (infliximab) 100mg||8AM26021P1||01/2011|
|57894-0300-1||Cartons containing one (1) vial of REMICADE(R) (infliximab) 100mg||8BK35014P1||02/2011|
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