Topical antibiotic products recalled

ucm563168 201x210 Topical antibiotic products recalled Phillips Company is has issued a worldwide recall of all unexpired topical antibiotic products including skin cleansers and treatments for minor cuts. The recall is due to significant manufacturing practices identified during a federal inspection of the manufacturing plant that call into question the safety, identity, strength, quality and purity of unexpired drug products made at the company during the past three years.

The topical antibiotic products affected by the recall include all lots of Tetrastem, Diabecline, Tetracycline-ABC, VenomX, Acneen, StaphWash, StringMed, NoPain and LidoMed. All products are distributed in 5 mL dropper bottles similar to the one seen in the photo. The expiration date is printed on the label on the bottle. Products were distributed nationwide as wholesale products.

Consumers, distributors and retails who have affected Phillips Company products should stop using them immediately and return any unused and unexpired products to the manufacturer. Consumers with questions can contact Phillips Company by email at Those with health concerns related to these products are advised to contact their doctors.

Any adverse events or side effects that may be related to use of these products should be reported to the Food and Drug Administration MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program at

Source: FDA