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Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Recalled Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

MPL Laboratories offers microbial and sterility testing services at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility to protect consumers from exposure risks and to help prevent costly product recalls.

Sparta, NJ, February 6, 2024 Both the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada recently published information about the recall of a brand of hypoallergenic infant formula in each country. The manufacturer reported that the recall of specific batches of the infant formula was due to a possibility of contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii in product sampled outside of the United States.   According to the FDA recall notice: Cronobacter bacteria can cause severe, life-threatening infections.......[Read More] [All News]

Oral Prescription Drug for Treating Tumors Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial and sterility testing services for pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medicines, personal care products, cosmetics and other goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, February 6, 2024 Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the voluntary recall of one lot of an oral prescription drug for the treatment of tumors. The manufacturer has recalled the product due to microbial contamination identified as Penicillium brevicompactum.   According to the recall risk statement: Although there is little data in the literature on human pathology caused by Penicillium brevicompactum, there are cases of invasive disease caused by similar.......[Read More] [All News]

Multiple Pet Products Recalled Due to Microbial Exposure Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial, sterility and other testing services for pet products, consumer goods, personal care products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, January 18, 2024 The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently posted information about four pet products that have been recalled due to potential microbial contamination. All of the products were sold under one brand and included a deodorizing pet bedding spray, waterless foaming shampoo, deodorizing fragrance spritz, and a detangling and conditioning spray.   CPSC reports: The recalled pet products can contain bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism found widely in soil.......[Read More] [All News]

Close to 48,000 Mattresses Recalled Due to Mold Exposure Risks

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for consumer goods, personal care products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, December 14, 2023  Last month, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of approximately 48,000 mattresses due to consumers being at risk of mold exposure. The recalled mattresses were manufactured in California between January 2 and April 28 of this year. CPSC states the manufacturer has received over 540 reports of mold on their mattresses.   According to the recall notice: The mattresses could have been exposed to water during the manufacturing process allowing mold to.......[Read More] [All News]

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Two Brands of Eye Drops Following Microbial Contamination Discovery

MPL Laboratories provides microbial and sterility testing services for over-the-counter medicines, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care products at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, September 29, 2023  Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) advised consumers not to purchase, and to immediately stop using, two brands of eye drops due to bacterial contamination, fungal contamination or both. The agency warned that using contaminated eye drops could result in minor to serious vision-threatening infections which could possibly progress to life-threatening infections.   According to the announcement: FDA conducted sampling and testing based on these products’ intended.......[Read More] [All News]

Nasal Spray Recalled Due to Microbial Growth Risks and Infection Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial, sterility and shelf-life testing services for over-the-counter medicines, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, cosmetics and consumer goods at its FDA registered and DEA licensed testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, September 12, 2023  Health Canada published an advisory in July detailing the recall of one lot of an over-the-counter (OTC) nasal spray due to a risk of microbial growth in the product. The recall warns that testing found that the preservative in the product may not be as effective as expected. This could lead to an increased risk of the growth of microbes, such as mold or bacteria, if they are introduced into the product over time.   Using a nasal spray that is contaminated with microbes may result in a sinus.......[Read More] [All News]

Upscale Day Cream Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides USP microbial and sterility testing services for cosmetics, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, pharmaceuticals and personal care products at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, August 23, 2023  Last month, Health Canada announced the recall of three specific lots of a day cream that was distributed throughout the country from March to July of this year. The affected products were manufactured in Canada and packaged in cylindrical glass jars. 3138 units and 1559 affected samples were sold or distributed.   According to Health Canada: The recalled product does not meet microbial standards over time. The product may contain a microorganism called Streptococcus.......[Read More] [All News]

Skin Care Serum Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial and sterility testing services for personal care products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, July 31, 2023  Last month, Health Canada posted information about the voluntary recall of two lots of Brightening Face Serum. The product was manufactured in Canada and sold in the country from February through May of this year.  According to the Health Canada notice: The recalled products may contain a common microorganism called Pseudomonas luteola. Pseudomonas luteola is an environmental organism found widely in soil and water. People with weakened immune systems, external medical devices, or.......[Read More] [All News]



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