AMO recalls Eye care solutions

ALERT : To all contact lense users

ContactlensWarning KUALA LUMPUR: Ophthalmic surgical and eye care products company Advanced Medical Optics, Inc (AMO) voluntarily recalled yesterday specific lots of its Complete brand multipurpose eye care solutions in Malaysia.

The products are being recalled because of production-line problems at its manufacturing plant in China, which could affect the sterility of the product, the company said in a press statement.

The products affected are Complete Protec Multi-purpose solution – Value Pack (2 x 350ml & 60ml) packaged lot number ZB02607 with bottled lot numbers ZB02558 and ZB01866, package ZB03215 with bottles ZB03214 and ZB01866, package ZB03542 with bottles ZB03541 and ZB01866, package ZB03543 with bottles ZB03541 and ZB03468, package ZB03578 with bottles ZB03577 and ZB03468.

Also affected are Complete Moisture Plus 60ml packaged lot number ZB03094 with bottled lot number ZB03093, package ZB03195 with bottle ZB03194, Complete Protec Multi-purpose solution 120ml package ZB03123 with bottle ZB03123 and Complete Moisture Plus Starter Kit 60ml package ZB03316 with bottle ZB03093 and package ZB03710 with bottle ZB03194, said the statement.

The lot numbers are printed on the outside of the product packaging and on individual bottles.

Large bottles (350ml) of the most popular product Complete MoisturePLUS are not part of the recall.

The company will take all necessary measures to remedy this production-line issues, said AMO Vice-President, Eye Care, Asia Pacific, Anthony Chung.

The recall follows tests on their products sold in Japan which showed that certain production lots were not sterile.

Retailers and consumers who have the recalled products should stop using them immediately and call 03-77106311 or email for instructions.

Source : The Star Online

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