Cl Il Hospira LifeCare PCA Label Utility

Company: Hospira, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 8/13/2008
Class:ll

PRODUCT
Hospira LifeCare PCA Label Utility, Version 1.0 CD. The installation/user guide is entitled “LifeCare PCA Barcode Label Utility Program.” This software program is designed to allow entry of each drug concentration into a formulation library on a pharmacy computer for standardized printing of barcode labels for compounded drug product vials, Recall # Z-1181-2008

REASON
Incorrect dosage labels created: Customers have experienced independent changes in drug concentration (mg/mL to mcg/mL and vice versa) and expiration dates, and the addition of trailing zeros to the barcodes.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL, by letters dated January 3, 2008. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
127 CDs

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Canada

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Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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