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Over 123 Million Medical Device Units Recalled in Second Quarter of 2012, Reaching an Eight-Quarter High, According to the ExpertRECALL Index
Date:8/21/2012

yed within the blink of an eye and can effectively protect their customers and brand. Manufacturers, suppliers, hospitals and retailers must also continue to stay diligent in their efforts to ensure product and consumer safety in an ever-changing environment, particularly in light of FDA's recent proposals to track certain medical devices."

The ExpertRECALL Index also found that 80 percent of pharmaceutical products recalled during the second quarter of 2012 affected prescription medications.

Forty percent of food recalls were initiated due to undeclared allergens or other allergen concerns, the lead food recall cause, which continues an eight-quarter trend. Salmonella contamination, the presence of Listeria monocytogenes and other foodborne illness concerns combined also accounted for nearly 40 percent of food recalls.

"It is critical that FDA- and CPSC-regulated industries follow the agencies' requirements and guidelines to assure that they are met, thus diminishing the likelihood of a violative product and subsequent recalls," said former FDA Senior Recall Coordinator Willie Bryant, a Stericycle consultant. "Additionally, every regulated firm needs to be prepared with a vetted Standard Operating Procedure in place for recalls so that it is ready when that unexpected recall develops."

The 2012 second quarter ExpertRECALL Index is the only report that aggregates and tracks cumulative recall data from the CPSC and the FDA. Stericycle ExpertRECALL compiles the ExpertRECALL Index from data issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The ExpertRECALL Index report is available online at http://www.expertrecall.com/recallindex.

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