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Topical Anesthetic Gel Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

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

Sparta, NJ, February 16th, 2021 A Texas company recently announced the voluntary recall of one lot of topical gel used for the temporary relief of pain and itching associated with minor burns, sunburn, minor cuts, scrapes, insect bites or minor skin irritations. The over-the-counter (OTC) product was distributed nationwide to wholesalers and healthcare facilities. According to the company announcement posted by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the recall occurred after two customers complained of visible.......[Read More] [All News]

Second Company Recalls Prescription Oral Rinse Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination

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

Sparta, NJ, January 27th, 2021 In late October, an Illinois company announced the recall of multiple lots of a prescription oral rinse used for the treatment of gingivitis. This recall notice was followed by another in November by a Massachusetts firm that sourced and repackaged the chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse acquired from the company out of Illinois, but sold the medicine under its own brand name with different lot numbers and expiration dates. Both recall notices were published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).......[Read More] [All News]

Herbal Product for Nursing Mothers Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial and sterility testing services in its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, January 7th, 2021 Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information from a Colorado firm about a voluntary recall of one lot of the company’s herbal remedy for breast feeding mothers. The product was distributed through online retailers and select practitioners. According to the FDA listing, the company became aware of possible supply chain contamination when a retained product was found to contain Cronobacter sakazakii. While there had been no reported medical illnesses or.......[Read More] [All News]

Prescription Oral Rinse Recalled Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination

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

Sparta, NJ, December 15th, 2020 An Illinois company recently announced the recall of multiple lots of a prescription oral rinse used for the treatment of gingivitis. The recall notice was published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and specifically mentions potential microbiological contamination from a type of bacteria known as Burkholderia lata. According to the voluntary recall notice, “Use of the defective product in the immunocompetent host may result in oral and, potentially, systemic infections requiring.......[Read More] [All News]

Possible Bacteria Contamination Results in the Recall of Popular Flushable Wipes

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

Sparta, NJ, November 30th, 2020 A major manufacturer of flushable wipes recently announced the recall of two of their products sold in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Specific lots of the flushable wipes, manufactured between February 7th and September 14th of 2020, could show the presence of a type of bacteria known as Pluralibacter gergoviae. The manufacturer’s recall notice states, “Pluralibacter gergoviae rarely causes serious infections in healthy individuals. However, individuals with weakened immune.......[Read More] [All News]

Mouthwash Recalled in the United States and Canada Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

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

Sparta, NJ, November 17th, 2020 A Texas company recently announced the recall of an antioxidant mouthwash that was distributed in the United States and Canada. The recall notice was published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which specifically mentions potential microbiological contamination exceeding the specified criteria. According to the recall and safety alert posted by the Government of Canada, “Some of the recalled products (lot #CU59) may have the presence of a common household microorganism,.......[Read More] [All News]

Face Powders Placed on FDA Import Alert List Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

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

Sparta, NJ, October 27th, 2020 Earlier this year, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) listed a cosmetics company out of China on the agency’s Detention Without Physical Examination (DWPE) import alert list due to microbial contamination concerns. An import alert informs the FDA's field staff and public that the agency has enough evidence to allow for DWPE of products that appear to be in violation of the FDA's laws and regulations. These violations could be related to the product, manufacturer, shipper and/or other.......[Read More] [All News]

Herbal Root Powder Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services in its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, October 13th, 2020 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently began alerting consumers and healthcare professionals to a company’s voluntary recall of all lots of its organic goldenseal root powder. The recalled powder was distributed nationwide to customers who ordered it through the company’s website and from a major online retailer from January through August of this year. According to the FDA, laboratory analysis found the product is contaminated with various bacteria, including multiple.......[Read More] [All News]



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