News Releases

January 29, 2013

Hospira Recalls Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 ML, Flexible Containers Due to Non-Sterility

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of
Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, NDC 0409-7929-09.

The product is used as a source of water, electrolytes and calories or as an alkalizing agent and is packaged in a 1000 mL flexible container, lot number 05-019-JT, with an expiration date of May 1, 2013. The affected lot was distributed nationwide between June 2011 and January 2012 to wholesalers/distributors, hospitals and pharmacies.

The full recall and photos of labels can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm336959.htm.

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