Take a closer look at some of FDA’s recent pharmaceutical and medical device recalls where packaging has played a role.

Kassandra Kania, Freelance Writer

April 1, 2024

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Every year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls thousands of drugs and medical devices that place patients and consumers at risk of adverse events. Many of these problems arise during or after the manufacturing process and often involve packaging breaches. Bacterial contamination, incorrect labeling, and improper storage are some of the common culprits that can turn a lifesaving drug or device into a harmful one.

The following lists feature a selection of pharmaceutical and medical device recalls that have us all breathing a collective sigh of relief that these packaging errors were caught.

About the Author(s)

Kassandra Kania

Freelance Writer

Kassandra Kania is a freelance writer based in Charlotte, NC. She has written extensively about healthcare packaging for a variety of publications.

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