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).
“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.”
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.