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).

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