Central Admixture Pharmacy Service (CAPS) of  Lanham, Maryland Injectable Products

September 17, 2005

Audience: Hospital and Extended Care Facility Risk Managers and supervisory personnel

[Posted 11/01/2005] Salus Corporation dba ICP Medical of Olivette, Missouri, has voluntarily initiated a nationwide recall of all lot numbers of shampoo caps with conditioner because some of the product is contaminated with the bacteria Serratia marcescens. Serratia marcescens has the potential to cause severe and life-threatening illness, especially in those with a compromised immune system. The shampoo caps were manufactured under three brand names: (1) The Salus Corporation dba ICP Medical brand name of CompleteBath (Reorder No. ICP095230); the brand name of ReadyBath, manufactured for Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL (Reorder No. MSC095230); and the brand name of No-Rinse, manufactured for No Rinse Laboratories, LLC, Centerville, OH (Reorder No. 02000). The shampoo caps were distributed to health care facilities and institutions nationwide through Salus Corporation, Medline Industries, and No Rinse Laboratories. The product can also be purchased through the internet.

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