Tag: manufacturing defect

EpiPen Malfunctions

FDA Warns of Possible Malfunctions for EpiPen, EpiPen Jr, and Mylan’s...

Devices may potentially have delayed injection or be prevented from properly injecting.
EpiPen Shortage

Critical Shortage Forces Australians to Rely on Contaminated and Expired EpiPens

The devices are intended as an emergency treatment for young children who suffer anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Emerade

Shortage of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Continues: French Authority Issues Advisory

Patients urged to keep their Emerade auto-injectors despite death of teen allegedly due to malfunction of device.
Shante Turay-Thomas

Inquest Begins Into Death of Teen from Anaphylaxis After Auto-Injector Failed...

The tragedy behind Ms Turay-Thomas' passing is one fraught with mishaps.
EpiPen Recall

Pfizer Canada Recall: Some EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injectors May Be...

Consumers and pharmacists in Canada should check that devices can be removed from their carrier tubes with ease.
Emerade

UK Warns of Critical Fault in Emerade Brand Auto-Injector, Can't Issue...

Although this device is not available in the US, UK readers please take heed.