Make us your home page
Instagram
Recalls | More at money.tampabay.com

This week's product recalls

Slim Fortune, Lidiy, Slim Expert

Company: B@B Trade Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The dietary supplements contain undeclared sibutramine, a previously approved controlled substance that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons, making these products unapproved new drugs. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

What models? The 30-capsule bottle of Slim Fortune, Lidiy and Slim Expert.

Where sold? Directly to customers in Florida, through sales offices and at www.lidiy.com, www.slimfortune.com and www.slimexpert.com.

What to do? Call the company at (305) 763-6956 or email interincorp@yahoo.com.

Market Pantry animal cookies

Company: D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co. Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain undeclared milk and eggs. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? The 44-ounce Market Pantry white fudge coated animal cookies in bear-shaped jugs. For lot numbers and best-by dates, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm370813.htm.

Where sold? Target.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-480-1988.

ForeCYTE mammary test device

Company: Atossa Genetics Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The FDA raised concerns about instructions, certain promotional claims and the need for FDA clearance for certain changes made to the specimen collection process.

What models? ForeCYTE breast health test and the mammary aspiration specimen cytology test (MASCT) device. For further details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm370782.htm.

Where sold? Through distributors and direct mail.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-351-3902 or 1-888-219-4629.

Lidocaine HCL injection

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? The product may contain visible particulate, which could cause serious health complications.

What models? The 1% Lidocaine HCI injection, USP, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL multiple-dose fliptop vial, NDC 0409-4276-01, lot 25-090-DK.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call Hospira toll-free at 1-800-441-4100 or email ProductComplaintsPP@hospira.com.

Emergency cricothyrotomy kit

Company: H&H Medical Corp.

Quantity: 6,619.

Why? The product has the potential for a defective cuff balloon on the provided endotracheal airway.

What models? The H&H emergency cricothyrotomy kit. For lot numbers and expiration dates, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm370775.htm.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-326-5708 or email mmorgan@gohandh.com.

Fabius anesthesia machines

Company: Drager USA.

Quantity: 152.

Why? The influence of mechanical forces – such as movement of the device, for example – may cause a failure of the automatic ventilation function of the device. If such a fault occurs, an audible and visual alarm is generated.

What models? Fabius GS Premium, Fabius OS, Fabius Tiro and Fabius Tiro D-M anesthesia machines.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-543-5047 or email info.usa@draeger.com.

This week's product recalls 10/11/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 11, 2013 9:13pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 'Road to Nowhere' is back: Next phase of Suncoast Parkway coming

    Roads

    Despite intense public opposition and dubious traffic projections, the Florida Department of Transportation has announced that construction of the toll road known as "Suncoast 2" is expected to start in early 2018.

    The Suncoast Parkway ends at U.S. 98 just south of Citrus County. For years residents have opposed extending the toll road, a project dubbed the "Suncoast 2" into Citrus County. But state officials recently announced that the Suncoast 2 should start construction in early 2018. [Stephen J. Coddington  |  TIMES]
  2. A sports rout on Wall Street

    Retail

    NEW YORK — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.

  3. Grocery chain Aldi hosting hiring event in Brandon Aug. 24

    Retail

    BRANDON — German grocery chain Aldi is holding a hiring event for its Brandon store Aug. 24. It is looking to fill store associate, shift manager and manager trainee positions.

  4. Lightning owner Jeff Vinik backs film company pursuing global blockbusters

    Corporate

    TAMPA — Jeff Vinik's latest investment might be coming to a theater near you.

    Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner, invested in a new movie company looking to appeal to a global audience. | [Times file photo]
  5. Trigaux: Look to new Inc. 5000 rankings for Tampa Bay's future heavyweights

    Business

    There's a whole lotta fast-growing private companies here in Tampa Bay. Odds are good you have not heard of most of them.

    Yet.

    Kyle Taylor, CEO and founder of The Penny Hoarder, fills a glass for his employees this past Wednesday as the young St. Petersburg personal advice business celebrates its landing at No. 25 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the country. Taylor, still in his 20s, wins kudos from executive editor Alexis Grant for keeping the firm's culture innovative. The business ranked No. 32 last year. [DIRK SHADD   |   Times]