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FDA Medwatch Alert: VPRIV (velaglucerase alfa for injection): Recall - Visible Particulate Matter

Posted 20 Mar 2014 by

ISSUE: Shire Pharmaceuticals announced a voluntary recall in the United States of one batch, packaged into three lots, of VPRIV due to the presence of visible particulate matter, identified as stainless steel and barium sulfate. The particulate matter was found in a small number of vials in the three packaged lots of VPRIV. A Shire investigation identified the particulate matter root cause as the ...

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