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FDA to Host Call Tomorrow About Recall of Wallcur IV Solutions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a stakeholder briefing tomorrow, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. (PT) to discuss Wallcur’s voluntary recall of Practi-0.9% sodium chloride IV solutions. Medical facilities have reported that they were unaware the IV solution bags were simulation products, and many adverse events have been reported about patients who received the solutions. The FDA has also posted an updated statement with recommendations for health care providers. To access tomorrow’s call, dial (888) 282-8356 and use the passcode “FDA.”

A replay of the briefing will be available one hour after the call ends until Feb. 16. To hear the replay, dial (866) 515-1602.