Povidine Iodine Prep Pads Recall


H&P Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of over-the-counter products, initiated a voluntary recall on March 15, 2011 on all lots of povidine iodine prep pads due to potential microbial contamination.

The non-sterile povidine iodine prep pads were distributed nationwide to healthcare customers and packaged in individual packets and sold in a box of 100 packets.

The affected povidone iodine prep pads may be identified by the names listed below in their packaging:

  • Cardinal Health
  • Medical Specialties
  • VHA
  • Triad
  • Triad Plus
  • North Safety
  • Total Resources

If you’re a consumer and have any of these products in your possession do not use them. Return the product to the place it was purchased or contact H&P Industries, Inc. Customer Service Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CST at 262.538.2900.

For more information please read the full FDA Press Release.

EMP carries Dynarex povidone iodine prep pads and Dynarex povidone iodine swabsticks which are not affected by the recall.

Source: fda.gov