September 6, 2017

FDA issues alert for alcohol pads, benzalkonium chloride antiseptic towelettes by Foshan Flying Medical Products

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on September 1 issued a Safety Alert notifying healthcare professionals and patients not to use alcohol pads or benzalkonium chloride antiseptic towelettes made by Foshan Flying Medical Products Co Ltd (China) because of lack of sterility and other quality issues. Use of the pads and towelettes could cause infections.

These products are distributed by Total Resources International, Walnut, California, and Simple Diagnostics Inc, Williston Park, New York.

The use of these alcohol pads and antiseptic towelettes could cause infections.

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