Our Blog | Medical Waste and the Healthcare Industry
As workers in the field of medical waste management, as well as providers and contractors of the healthcare industry at large, we feel a responsibility to do much more than simply provide you with our listed services. Part of our goal as a company is not only to do dangerous jobs, such as biohazard waste disposal, but also to help increase understanding of these services as together we strive for more efficient and sustainable practices. We strive to provide you with information and posts from the medical and pharmaceutical industries that can help inform your decisions, not just on medical waste but on the healthcare industry more broadly.
Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc has issued a nationwide recall of their oral suspension of Atovaquone (a generic drug commonly substituted for Mepron) due to possible contamination with Bacillus Cereus, a dangerous bacteria. Atovaquone is commonly subscribed to treat PCP (Pneumocystis Pneumonia), a fungal infection of lungs caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii, in... read more
A voluntary national recall has been issued from Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning Systems, Inc. for their 75% and 80% Isopropyl Alcohol and Hand Sanitizer due to the possible presence of methanol. At the time of the writing of this notice, there have been no reports of adverse events, but the risk... read more
A voluntary recall has been issued by Ascend Laboratories, LLC for specific lots of Dabigatran Etexilate Capsules (a generic substitute for Pradaxa) due to detection of an impurity within the medication. It has been found that a dangerous level of a nitrosamine called N-nitroso-dabigatran, a substance known to cause cancer... read more
A voluntary recall has been issued by Perrigo for limited quantities of their Gerber Good Start SoothePro TM Powdered Infant Formula due to possible presence of Cronobacter Sakazakii bacteria which can lead to fever, poor feeding, excessive crying or low energy in infants who are exposed. At this time of... read more
Stratford Care USA, Inc has issued an immediate recall of their Omega-3 Supplements for cats and dogs after receiving a report of a dog exhibiting signs of Vitamin A toxicity. The product is sold under various names and through channels such as veterinary clinics as well as online and in-person... read more
Natural Solutions Foundation has issued a voluntary recall of their product, Dr. Rima Recommends, The Silver Solution after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint in the New Jersey District Court due to the company making unsubstantiated claims that the product could prevent or even cure Covid-19. The... read more
PrimeZEN Black 6000 male enhancement capsules are being recalled after they have been found to be tainted with Sildenafil and Tadalafil. These contaminants can cause dangerous interactions with prescriptions drugs and can lead to a life-threatening hypotension (low blood pressure). (more…)
Skippack Medical Lab has issued an immediate recall of their SARS-CoV-2 (i.e. Coronavirus, Covid-19) Antigen Rapid Test Kits due to a lack of appropriate approval and clearance by the FDA which could result in inaccurate test results. All testing products must be pre-approved by the FDA prior to distribution to... read more
Global Pharma Healthcare has issued an immediate recall of all lots of their Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops within all current expiration periods. The drops have been found to contain a contaminant. As of the writing of this notice, 55 people have reported adverse effects related to these drops, including... read more
IBSA Pharma Inc. has issued an immediate recall of a large number of batches of the medication TIROSING®-SOL due to potency issues. The affected lots have been found to be less potent than labeled, putting consumers at risk of decreasing T4 levels and return of their hypothyroid symptoms. SUMMARY Date... read more
Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen an abundance of waste from healthcare facilities across the country caring for individuals infected with coronavirus. In order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, healthcare staff needs fresh face masks and gloves regularly when interacting with infected, asymptomatic, and healthy... read more
When you’re considering all of the medical waste that your healthcare facility produces daily, no doubt the first question on your mind is that of efficiency. Your facility has to maintain a safe and clean environment to keep your patients at ease, and their feelings of security are no doubt... read more
Medical and Pharmaceutical News at MedWaste Management
Our stories concern a wide variety of topics within the medical industry, from long-term crises to the most recent developments. Our blog is dedicated to staying on top of the news as it pertains to medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and even over-the-counter drugs that are in a state of recall. We are, after all, a medical waste company, and we make it our business to keep our customers and the public at large informed to make sure they stay safe when potentially exposed to dangerous materials. The purpose of our posts is to spread awareness and to encourage sustainable and safe biohazard waste disposal habits.
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