FAQ Class 4 Heparin Alert
Class 4 Caution in use Heparin Alert for CP Pharmaceuticals Multiparin and Monoparin products
Class 4 Drug Alert (Caution in use): CP Pharmaceuticals - Multiparin® / Monoparin® Products (Heparin Sodium) - EL (09)A08
Wockhardt UK has identified the presence of a very low level (0.6%) of over‑sulphated chondroitin sulphate (OSCS) in the active raw material used in the manufacture of 31 batches of CP Pharmaceuticals / Wockhardt UK heparin sodium injections distributed in the UK.
A Class 4 Drug Alert (Caution in use) EL (09)A08 first issued by the MHRA on 31st March 2009 was revised on 1st April 2009.
Full details of the alert and a list of the affected batches can be found on the MHRA website: http://www.mhra.gov.uk/Publications/Safetywarnings/Drugalerts/CON041521
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