The VMD has released a product defect recall alert for specified batches of Combinex Oral Suspension manufactured by Elanco Animal Health.

In a statement, the VMD said: “We wish to make wholesalers and veterinary surgeons aware the VMD has been notified that Elanco Animal Health has issued a recall of certain batches of its combination fluke/wormer Combinex Oral Suspension for Sheep (Vm 00879/4084).

“When the product is used in conjunction with a product applicator gun, the applicator gun fails to operate, causing no product to pass through the gun and be administered to the animal.”

Batches affected and expiry dates are:

  • C608040 (Exp 04/2019)
  • C608744 (Exp 04/2019)
  • C608747 (Exp 04/2019)
  • C614045 (Exp 05/2019)

If you have any queries, email elancovets@elanco.com or telephone 01256 353131 (option 1).

View your activity >

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar

wpDiscuz

related content

The VMD is looking into the possibility of improving communications with veterinary profession members through the use of Twitter.

2 mins

Vets are being warned of a product defect recall alert for Loxicom 1.5mg/ml oral suspension for dogs manufactured by Norbrook Laboratories.

2 mins

Pam Mosedale explains the responsibilities of suitably qualified persons (SQPs) in practice.

20 mins

The UK’s chief veterinary officer has welcomed a report revealing a significant reduction in the use of antibiotics in UK food-producing animals, but warned companion animal vets: “You’re not off the hook by any means.”

5 mins

The first VetSkill suitably qualified person (SQP) conference, held at the College of Animal Welfare on 20 November, proved to be a big success.

3 mins

The Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture alliance has described a 10% reduction in sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals in the UK as "very encouraging".

5 mins