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FDA Alerts Can Save Lives
U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recalls are often very significant. For example, FDA announced a recall in January of alcohol prep pads manufactured by Triad (and marketed under several brand names) due to potential microbial contamination. Several lawsuits are pending, and other products manufactured by Triad and H&P Industries are under investigation.
Be proactive. Have safety alerts and news of recalls delivered directly to your inbox by visiting the FDA Web site and signing up to receive their recalls and alerts. Go to www.FDA.gov and click on "Recalls and Safety Alerts” (on the right, toward the bottom). You can sign up to receive product recalls on your mobile phone, as well! On the "Recalls and Safety Alerts” page, click on "Product Recalls Mobile Phone App.”
LifelineLetter, March/April 2011