The recall is “due to potential safety concerns after FDA investigators found insanitary conditions.”
Kilitch Healthcare India Limited has issued a voluntary recall for over 20 brands of eye drops at the consumer level, according to a press release from the company released on the FDA website.1
According to Kilitch Healthcare India Limited, the recall is “due to potential safety concerns after FDA investigators found insanitary conditions.”1
The company stated that anyone who used the eyedrops listed in the recall faces a potential risk of eye infections or related harm. Kilitch Healthcare India Limited has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
Products affected in this recall can be found on www.FDA.gov
The FDA recently issued a warning letter to Amazon over selling unapproved eye care products, as well as urged customers to avoid certain eye drops due to risk of infections.
The eye drops were distributed nationwide to wholesalers, retailers, and via the product distributor, Velocity Pharma LLC. Furthermore, according to Kilitch Healthcare India Limited, the company is notifying the distributor who will arrange for the return of all affected items.