HPRA announce Recall of GlucaGen® HypoKits Used for the Emergency Treatment of Severe Low Blood Glucose (Hypoglycaemia)

The Health Products Regulatory Authority has advised that four batches of the product GlucaGen HypoKit 1mg are being recalled.

Announcement is here www.hpra.ie

GlucaGen HypoKit is packaged with a syringe containing sterile water for injection which is used to prepare the medicine for use. The reason for the recall is that in a small number of units (0.006%) the syringe needle has become detached from the syringe. Units with a detached needle cannot be used to prepare the medicine for administration

If you are currently holding this product please check the batch number against those  listed on the hpra website.