490,000 Epinephrine Injectors Recalled!

Sanofi has recalled its Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors, saying they potentially could deliver the wrong-sized dose.

RECALL: Pharmaceutical company recalls around 490,000 epinephrine injectors

Pharmaceutical company Sanofi has recalled its Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors, saying they potentially could deliver the wrong-sized dose. The company’s U.S. division said in a news release there have been 26 cases of suspected malfunctions. There have been no deaths. Patients have described symptoms of “underlying hypersensitivity reaction,” Sanofi said.

 

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Phil is currently an active career Captain with the City of Stamford Fire & Rescue Department. He spent more than 20 years with Stamfords' Rescue 1 and has experience as a former Paramedic, EMS Instructor, Rescue Diver and Fire Officer. Before moving to Connecticut to join the Stamford Fire & Rescue Department, he spent many several years as a paramedic in Southern Westchester County, NY. Phil is also experienced with graphic design, multimedia development, digital video and audio. Phil brings both vision and implementation experiences of internet technology solutions and is critical in developing the web-strategy plans and operational infrastructure to Sirius Innovations and the Village sites.

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