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Brass Particulates, Sealing Issues Cause Two More Hospira, Inc. (HSP) Injection Recalls


4/2/2013 8:56:12 AM

Brass particulates discovered in 1 lot of Hospira's hydration injection container prompt a recall. Hospira (NYSE:HSP) pulled a batch of sodium chloride injection containers over concerns about contamination with metal particles. There was 1 confirmed report that the flexible container contained several grey/brown particles, which were later identified as copper, zinc and lead. Hospira is warning customers to pull any containers bought between January 2013 and March 2013. The medical device company is calling this a precautionary measure and said no patients have been harmed.


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