The VMD has alerted vets to a product defect recall for Deosect, a topical spray that controls flies and lice on horses.

In a statement, the directorate said: “We wish to make wholesale dealers aware Zoetis UK Ltd has issued a recall of Deosect 5% w/v Concentrate for Cutaneous Spray Solution 250ml (Vm 42058/4033).

Deosect recall
Queries in relation to the recall should be directed to Zoetis UK’s technical services department on 0845 300 8034 (option 1).

“The company has received a number of reports of defective aluminium foil seals in a number of units from the batches of Deosect 5%, resulting in slight leakage of the product during storage.”

Batch numbers

This issue impacts on the following batches:

  • No: E16140 – expiry date March 2019
  • No: E16178 – expiry date May 2019
  • No: E16162 – expiry date May 2019

Zoetis UK Ltd is contacting wholesale dealers to arrange return of affected batches.

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