The UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced a recall of all lots of LemonPrep, PediaPrep, Wave Prep and Cardio Prep. This is due to these gel products, manufactured by Mavidon, potentially being be contaminated with the microorganism Burkholderia cepacia leading to an infection risk to patients.
The manufacturer identified an issue at its manufacturing facility which means products are potentially contaminated with B. cepacia, a drug-resistant microorganism, the agency said. The company is now recalling all gel products made at this site that use the affected production method.
The agency has advised that all of those responsible for the use of these devices should identify and quarantine all lots of the affected products in its organisation, using the manufacturer’s field safety notice and that if they are the affected products, fill in the recall form in the FSN and return it to the manufacturer.