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Opioid Solution Recalled

November 08, 2018

Avella of Deer Valley Inc. is recalling hydromorphone (0.2 mg/mL) in NS 100-mL bags over sterility concerns, according to the November 7, 2018, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.

The recall affects 360 bags from lot 8/27/18 0215 22110P (Exp. 12/10/18), which were distributed throughout the United States.

Avella of Deer Valley Inc. voluntarily initiated the recall October 19, 2018. On November 1, 2018, the FDA designated the recall Class II. A Class II designation communicates that use of the recalled product could cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences. A remote possibility of serious harm also exists.

Intravenous hydromorphone is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain.

Jolynn Tumolo

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