Friday, March 28, 2008

Heparin Contamination and Recalls

We at XStream Systems have been monitoring the Heparin contamination and recall situation very closely. Each day we are uncovering more stories on the who, what, when, where, and why.

Aside from the precautionary recalls of the product from the market, and the normal spin on the topic by the media, there really is a problem with a number of the lots of medication.

Adding to recent stories on other contaminated products, China is again accused in this case. Here is a link to a summary of the heparin situation so far. This article points out that China is waking up to the issue.

Sadly, the number of U.S. deaths is up to 19.

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