FDA: Simulated IV Saline Products Distributed to Healthcare Facilities

January 15, 2015 7:17 PM

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FDA: Simulated IV Saline Products Distributed to Healthcare Facilities

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continuing to investigate multiple instances of Wallcur simulated intravenous (IV) saline products being administered to patients. These products are not sterile and are intended for training purposes only.

The FDA issued an alert in December 2014 to healthcare professionals after the agency became aware that Wallcur's simulated IV saline solution products had been distributed to healthcare facilities and was administered to patients. Over 40 patients received infusions of the simulated saline products...

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