Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:52

Public Alert On Ninja-X Enhancement Drug

The Agency has been notified against the use of Ninja-X, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement online and in retail stores. Ninja-X has been confirmed to contain Sildenafil and Thiosildenafil. Thiosildenafil is structurally similar to sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

These contents may interact with drug products like antilipidemics, antidiabetics and antihypertensive which often contain nitrates, which may lower Packed Cell Volume (PCV) to very dangerous levels.

NAFDAC implores importers and the general public to desist from the importation and purchase of this product.

Adverse events associated with the use of the product should be reported to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543- TOLL FREE from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been notified of the voluntary recall of one lot of 50% Magnesium Sulphate Injection, USP, 10g/20ml (0.5g/ml), 20ml single dose vials by Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer subsidiary company due to the presence of particulate matter. Particulate matter was confirmed to contain high out of specification result for pH in one single dose fliptop vial.

Magnesium sulphate injection is indicated for replacement therapy in magnesium deficiency especially in acute hypomagnesemia. It is also used for the prevention and control of seizures in pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.

The patient will likely be unharmed if the particulate is detected prior to dispensing or administration. If therapy is delayed however, it may lead to potentially serious medical consequences for the mother and foetus requiring serious medical intervention. If not detected prior to administration, localized swelling, redness, injection site pain, allergic reactions, microembolic effects and possible foetal harm may occur.

Product details

  • Lot number:50-343-DK
  • Expiration Date: 01/02/2017
  • NDC 0409-2168-02

Healthcare Provider’s Action

  • Healthcare providers should discontinue the use and distribution of any existing inventory of the product and quarantine the product
  • Report all serious adverse events or side effects related to the use of this product to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 – Toll free from all network) or via individual case safety report forms or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016 08:01

Recall On Bumble Bee Canned Tuna

The Agency has been notified of Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, San Diego, California recall on three batches of its 5 oz. canned tuna products due to possible contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens. Bumble bee detected improper sterilization processes of materials used in packaging by a facility not owned or operated by Bumble Bee.

This recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution due to the possible under-processing of the affected products discovered by the co-pack facility during its routine quality audit.

All recalled tuna cans are marked with a can code that starts with ‘T’, and has the following “best by” dates below;

Product details

Label UPC Product "Best By" Dates" Can Codes  
8660000020 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Water
02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019,
02/22/2019, 02/23/2019, 02/25/2019
TOA2BSCAFB, TOA3BSCAFB,  TOA4BSCAFB, TOA5BSCAFB, TOABBSCAFB, TOACBSCAFB, TOADBSCAFB, TOAEBSCAFB, TOG3BSCAFB, TOG4BSCAFB, TOH6BSCAFB, TOH7BSCAFB, TOHABSCAFB, TOHBBSCAFB, TOHCBSCAFB,
8660000021 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Oil
02/23/2019 TOODGSCEFB
8660000736 4 Pack of 5oz Bumble Bee
Chunk Light Tuna in
Water
02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019 TO9BBSCAFB, TO9DBSCAFB, TOA2BSCAFB, TON2BSCAFB, TON4BSCAFB, TON8BSCAFB, TONBBSCAFB, TONDBSCAFB, TONFBSCAFB,

The Agency is warning that consuming specific cans of Chunk Light Tuna in Water and Chunk Light Tuna in Vegetable Oil produced in February 2015 could lead to serious illness. It is important to note that no reports of illness have been linked to the recall

NAFDAC is urging any consumer or supplier with a product that fits the above specifications to throw it away.

Report all serious adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 – Toll free from all network) or via adverse events report forms or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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