Baxter Recalls One Lot of NaCl Solution

Baxter International is voluntarily recalling one lot of 0.9% sodium chloride irrigation, USP, 500-mL Plastic Pour Bottle solution to the hospital/user level. This product is being recalled due to a customer complaint prior to use for the presence of particulate matter, identified as an insect.

To date, Baxter has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. 0.9% Sodium chloride for irrigation US –500 mL is an isotonic solution intended for irrigation. This solution can be used to rinse debris and residue from wounds and as a single use for rinsing/irrigation during surgical procedures. It may also be used to flush or rinse medical equipment such as catheters. The lot being recalled was distributed to customers and distributors in the United States between November 12, 2015 and January 11, 2016.

Source: Baxter International and US Food and Drug Administration

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