Important Information for Betaseron® (interferon beta 1-b) Consumers Regarding Triad Group's Alcohol...WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals has become aware of a broad United States market recall of alcohol prep pads, swabs and swabsticks manufactured by the Triad Group and marketed under various brand names. In the interest of patient safety, Bayer wants to ensure that U.S. patients and physicians using Bayer's Betaseron are aware of the Triad recall.
The recall of the Triad Group alcohol prep products is due to potential contamination of these products with the bacteria, Bacillus cereus, that could lead to life-threatening infections.
Triad alcohol prep pads packaged for use in the U.S. with Betaseron should not be used by patients. There is NO involvement or potential contamination of the Betaseron vial or.....read more