Class 3 Medicines recall: Folic Acid tablets BP 5mg (Accord-UK Ltd)

Class 3 Medicines recall: Folic Acid tablets BP 5mg (Accord-UK Ltd)

November 18, 2019

Class 3 Medicines recall: Folic Acid tablets BP 5mg (Accord-UK Ltd)

Drug alert number: EL (19)A/35

Date issued: 18 November 2019

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 medicines recall for:

Folic Acid tablets BP 5mg (Accord-UK Ltd)

Accord-UK Ltd has informed MHRA of an issue related to decommissioning of the above batch. Upon decommissioning at the pharmacy, there have been reports stating that when scanning the serialised 2D code, the status of packs may report as ‘EXPORT.’ Although there is no risk to product quality, any remaining stock should be quarantined and returned.

Folic Acid tablets BP 5mg – PL 0142/5522

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
HU57 January 2021 28 26/03/2019

Advice for healthcare professionals

  • Stop supplying the batch listed above immediately.
  • Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.

Full drug alert can be viewed here.

For stock control enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Customer Services Team on 0800 373573.

For medical information enquiries please contact Accord-UK Ltd Medical Information Department on 01271 385257

 



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