Database updated: 3 December 2019

Safety Information

Medsafe Online Recall Database

Detail of Recall

Type of Product:Medicine
Medsafe Reference:25236
Brand Name:Avonex Pen
Dose Form/Strength:Solution for injection 30 mcg/0.5mL
Affected:
Recalling Organisation:Biogen NZ Biopharma Ltd
Suite 35, Level 26, PWC Tower
188 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
Contact Information:
Manufacturer:Biogen Denmark Manufacturing ApS
Issue:Biogen NZ Biopharma Ltd is recalling one lot of Avonex Pen 30mcg in 0.5mL, solution for injection. The recall is due to a manufacturing issue that may have resulted in a potential loss of sterility. There is also the potential that the manufacturing issue may have weakened the glass structure of the syringe, compromising the structural integrity of the glass and/or resulting in the formation of particulate matter.
Recall action type:Recall
Recall action:Recall
Level of recall:Public Recall
Date Commenced:25/10/2019
Additional Information:www.medsafe.govt.nz/hot/RecallActionNoticesNew/25236.asp
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