Walgreens, Walmart recalling eyedrops due to possibly not being sterile

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(WIAT) — Altaire Pharmaceuticals has issued a recall of eye drops and ointments from all Walgreens and Walmart stores due to possibility of unsterile products.

The US Food and Drug Administration made the announcement Friday.

Here is a list of the products the will be recalled from Walgreens:

  • Lubricant Eye Drops Moisturizing Walgreens — Item #: 801483; NDC #: 0363-0185-13; Package Size: 15 mL; Lot Number: 19095; Expiration Date: 04/21; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/14/19
  • Lubricant Eye Drops Moisturizing Twin Pack Walgreens — Item #: 801477; NDC #: 0363-0185-49; Package Size: 2 x 15 mL; Lot Number: 19095; Expiration Date: 04/21; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/14/19
  • Sodium Chloride Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Hypertonicity Eye Ointment Walgreens — Item #: 801482; NDC #: 0363-7500-50; Package Size: 3.5 gram; Lot Number: TCI; Expiration Date: 03/21; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/08/2019
  • Sodium Chloride Ophthalmic Solution, 5% Hypertonicity Eye Drops Walgreens — Item #: 801402; NDC #: 0363-0193-13; Package Size: 15 mL; Lot Number: 19105; Expiration Date: 04/22; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/24/2019
  • Sodium Chloride Ophthalmic Solution, 5% Hypertonicity Eye Drops Walgreens — Item #: 801402; NDC #: 0363-0193-13; Package Size: 15 mL; Lot Number: 19050; Expiration Date: 02/22; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/23/2019
  • Lubricant Eye Ointment PF Soothing Walgreens — Item #: 801486; NDC #: 0363-0191-50; Package Size: 3.5 gram; Lot Number: TDB; Expiration Date: 04/22; Manufacturer Initial Ship Date: 05/24/2019

Here is a list of the products at Walmart being recalled:

  • Equate Restore Tears Lubricant Eye Drops Twin Pack W-M item #: 552374320  NDC #: 49035-189-49  Package Size: 2 x 15 mL
  • Equate Eye Allergy Relief  Drops  W-M item #: 567371432  NDC #: 49035-887-13  Package Size: 15 mL
  • Equate Sterile Lubricant Stye Ointment W-M item #: 563031651 NDC #: 49035-875-50   Package Size: 3.5 gram  
  • Equate Comfort Gel Lubricant Eye Gel Twin Pack W-M item #: 552374319 NDC #: 49035-197-49   Package Size: 2 x 15 mL
  • Equate Restore PM Nighttime Lubricant Eye Ointment W-M item #: 551282425  NDC #: 49035-191-50  Package Size: 3.5 gram
  • Equate Night & Day Restore Tears Lubricant Eye Pack  W-M item #: 567368000 NDC #: 49035-883-59   Package Size: 3.5g and 15mL
  • Equate Support Advanced Twin Pack  W-M item #: 567371433 NDC #: 49035-885-49  Package Size: 2 x 15 mL
  • Equate Support Advanced Lubricating Eye Drops Dose Preservative Free W-M item #: 563031654  NDC # 49035-882-54:   Package Size: 25 count (0.6 mL fill)
  • Equate Support Advanced Lubricant Gel Drops Multi Dose Preservative Free W-M item #: 567367998   NDC #: 49035-882-52   Package Size: 7.5 mL
  • Equate Support Moisture Lubricant Eye Drops W-M item #: 553503238 NDC #:  49035-145-10   Package Size:10 mL
  • Support Harmony Lubricant Eye Drops W-M item #: 553503238   NDC #:  49035-145-10   Package Size: 10 mL

Customers with questions about the recall should contact Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. by calling 1-800-258-2471 or emailing otcdruggist@aol.com.

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