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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2012-RN-01172-1
Product Name/Description Amvisc Plus 0.8mL (Aqueous/ vitreous humour replacement medium (eye))

Multiple batch numbers and expiry dates

ARTG Number: 161187
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 21/11/2012
Responsible Entity Bausch & Lomb Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue Bausch & Lomb recently identified that some disposable cannulas (with 4 digit lot numbers) provided with Amvisc Plus are not properly engaging to the Luer-lock on the Amvisc Plus sterile glass syringes. The disposable cannulas with the 4-digit lot numbers may leak viscoelastic material or detach from the syringe during injection.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Quarantine and return affected lots to Bausch & Lomb
Contact Information 1800 251 700 - Bausch & Lomb Customer Service