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Recalls: Hydrocodone bitart-rate, acetaminophen; Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand; more

Hydrocodone bitart-rate, acetaminophen

Company: Qualitest.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Some tablets may exceed the weight specification and could be super-potent for the ingredients hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen. Unintentional administration of tablets with increased acetaminophen content could result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than three alcoholic beverages a day.

What models? Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg, NDC 0603-3888-21, 100-count, lot number C1440512A, expiration date 12/13.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Qualitest toll-free at 1-800-444-4011.

Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand

Company: Forever Cheese Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand, Forever Cheese lot T9425 and/or production code 441202.

Where sold? Various supermarkets and restaurants in Florida.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-930-8693.

Nimodipine capsules

Company: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products have crystals of nimodipine within the capsule solution, and could cause adverse health effects.

What models? Nimodipine capsules, 30 mg in size, lot number 3305.039A with NDC number 57664-135-65 (unit dose blisters of 100); and lot number 3305.039B with NDC number 57664-135-64 (unit dose blisters of 30).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-967-5952 (option 1, then option 3).

Eco Health prebiotic formula

Company: Eco Health Inc.

Quantity: 274 units.

Why? The product could be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? The 90-gram, 180-gram and 270-gram formula with UPC codes of FA02-90GM, FA02-180GM,and FA02-270GM respectively.

Where sold? Various stores from June 2011-August 2012.

What to do? Call the company at 1-661-208-3446.

Ford Escape

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 6,146.

Why? The cylinder head cup plug (freeze plug) may become dislodged, resulting in significant loss of engine coolant. As the leaking coolant evaporates on a hot engine, the glycol could cause an engine compartment fire.

What models? 2013 Ford Escape.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-866-436-7332.

Ford trucks with wheelchair lifts

Company: MobilityWorks.

Quantity: 3,561.

Why? Over time and with frequent use, the roll stop latches on the outer barrier may become bent or misaligned and stop working properly.

What models? 2006-2011 Ford E-Series vehicles with Century-2 and/or Vista-2 wheelchair lifts.

Where sold? Authorized Braun dealers.

What to do? Call MobilityWorks toll-free at 1-800-769-8267.

Legrand four-outlet power strip

Company: Legrand Wiremold.

Quantity: 14,200.

Why? The electrical wires are reversed on the receptacles on the power strips, posing a risk of electrical shock.

What models? The Wiremold-Series Part PX1001 power strips that have year 11 or 12 in the center, model number PX1001 and UPC number 0 86698 00125 3.

Where sold? Ace Hardware, Home Depot, True Value Hardware and amazon.com between February 2011-August 2012 .

What to do? Call Legrand toll-free at 1-800-617-1768 or visit www.legrand.us.

Recalls: Hydrocodone bitart-rate, acetaminophen; Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand; more 09/13/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:16pm]
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