Check your Child’s inhaler see if it is affected

check your childs inhaler see if it is affected

Nearly 600,000 inhalers were just voluntarily recalled nationwide by GlaxoSmithKline due to “defective delivery system,” with a large number of units having “out of specification results for leak rate” (possible package leakage).

he affected inhalers are prescription-only “Ventolin HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol, 90 mcg per actuation, 200 metered inhalations, net weight 18 g inhalers.” The recall is classified as “Class II,” which means “the products might cause a temporary health problem, or pose only a slight threat of a serious nature,”.

To see if your child’s inhaler is affected by this recall, see the lot numbers and expiration dates of the affected inhalers below.

6ZP9848 (expiration date: March 2018)
6ZP0003 (expiration date: April 2018)
6ZP9944 (expiration date: April 2018)