EpiPen Recall Issued Worldwide Breaking Specialty News

ACAAI has been informed by Mylan of the voluntary recall of certain lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr because of a potential defect could make the device difficult to activate in an anaphylactic emergency. The EpiPen and EpiPen Jr devices recalled were manufactured from December 2015 and July 2016. Please see the lots recalled below:
U.S. Impacted Lots:
Product/Dosage
NDC Number
Lot Number
Expiration Date
EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg
49502-501-02
5GN767
April 2017
EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg
49502-501-02
5GN773
April 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
5GM631
April 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
5GM640
May 2017
EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg
49502-501-02
6GN215
September 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM082
September 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM072
September 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM081
September 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM088
October 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM199
October 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM091
October 2017
EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM198
October 2017
EpiPen 2-pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg
49502-500-02
6GM087
October 2017
If you or your patients have any of the recalled auto-injectors, you should refer to Mylan.com/EpiPenRecall for updates on product return and replacement instructions. Mylan will replace the recalled devices for free and is asking patients to keep their existing product until their replacement product can be secure. Patients may receive either EpiPen Auto-Injector or the authorized generic for EpiPen Auto-Injector at the pharmacy as a replacement based on availability. It is important that patients continue to carry their current EpiPen Auto-Injector until they receive a replacement device.
If you need more information, please contact Mylan Customer Relations at 800-796-9526 or customer.service@mylan.com.

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