CAS Alert: Medical Device Alert

Breathing circuit swivel elbow recall due to risk of cracks forming before or during use (Source: Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Manufactured by Intersurgical, used in devices made by other companies: cracks in swivel elbow connectors may...

CAS Alert: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Further information on the known increased risk of breast cancer with HRT  and its persistence after stopping (Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA))   The risk of breast cancer is increased during use of all types of HRT, except...

CAS Alert: Medical Device Alert

Source: Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Summary On the 1st of May, MHRA issued an alert in regards to the Molift Move 180/205 mobile hoist and Molift Air ceiling hoist- all size of 2-point sling bars, manufactured by Etac. The alert aims...

CAS Alert: Class 3 Medicines Recall

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products & Regulatory Agency (MHRA)   FDC International Ltd. is recalling the following batches due to the presence of a precipitate, which as been identified as Sodium Cromoglicate, in some bottles. All remaining packs of...

Central Alerting System: Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products & Regulatory Agency (MHRA)   Summary On the 21st of March, MHRA issued an alert in regards to the following Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, ofloxacin. The alert aims to inform...