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Infant Formula Recalled Due to Possible Health Concerns

MPL Laboratories offers microbial testing services in its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility to protect consumers and to help prevent costly product recalls.

Sparta, NJ, January 26, 2023  Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the voluntary recall of 5 batches of a brand of powdered infant formula because of a possible health risk. The company announced the recall was due to the potential for cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii.  Even though the company had no reports of illnesses, the company disclosed it took this action because one test sample collected from the third-party packaging facility tested positive.......[Read More] [All News]

Company Recalls Over 8 Million Detergent and Cleaning Products Due to Microbial Exposure Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for consumer goods, personal care products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility to help prevent recalls.

Sparta, NJ, January 24, 2023  Last month, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in conjunction with Health Canada, posted information about the recall of a high-end brand of laundry detergent, fabric conditioner and various household cleaning products due to potential microbial contamination.  CPSC reports: The recalled products can contain bacteria, including Burkholderia cepacia complex, Klebsiella aerogenes and multiple different species of Pseudomonas, many of which are environmental organisms found widely in soil.......[Read More] [All News]

Microbiological Safety of Cosmetics and the Role of Product Testing

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing of cosmetics to help protect consumers and to help companies comply with existing regulations to avoid costly product recalls.

Sparta, NJ, October 26, 2022  The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports that cosmetics sold in the United States are required to be safe when consumers use them according to directions in the labeling, or in the customary or expected way. These products must not be adulterated and are also required to not be prepared, packed, or stored in a way in which they may become contaminated or harmful to health.  Companies that manufacture or distribute cosmetics are legally responsible for the safety of their products,.......[Read More] [All News]

Potential Microbial Contamination Results in the Recall of Two Sunscreen Products

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for personal care products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, September 8, 2022  Health Canada recently posted information about the voluntary recall of two sunscreen products sold by a beauty, cosmetic and personal care manufacturer and retailer. The products include a broad spectrum lip butter and a face and body sunscreen lotion.  According to the recall notice, the company recalled all lots of the two solar protection products due to quality concerns linked to deficiencies in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). The notice goes on state that the microbial content/total.......[Read More] [All News]

Children’s Nasal Allergy Swab Recalled Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

MPL Laboratories provides cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant microbial testing services for over-the-counter medicines, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other consumer products.

Sparta, NJ, September 1, 2022  In June, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the recall of a nasal allergy swab for children due to microbial contamination concerns. The homeopathic product is used by swabbing the nose and is meant to relieve allergy symptoms.  One lot of the product, with an August 2024 expiration date, is part of the voluntary recall. The product was sold nationwide to wholesale distributors, retail stores and online. The recall was initiated after FDA testing found some.......[Read More] [All News]

Hair Conditioning Spray Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for personal care products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and other consumer goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, August 29, 2022  The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently posted information about the voluntary recall of a hair conditioning spray used to repair and seal the surface of people’s hair while protecting it from high temperatures. The 4.2 ounce spray bottles were distributed nationwide, have a single lot number, and were not available to consumers before April 12th of this year.  According to the recall notice, the product has the potential to be contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc)........[Read More] [All News]

Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Recalled Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for cosmetics, personal care products, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, June 23, 2022 Last month, Health Canada issued a recall notice for various cosmetic and personal care products sold under three different brand names. The imported products included flushable skin cleansing wipes, continence care barrier cloths, maceratable bed baths, shampoo caps and maceratable wet wipes. Over 800,000 units of the products were sold across Canada from April of 2020 to April of 2022. According to the manufacturer’s news release, the recalled products could be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. .......[Read More] [All News]

Suspending Agent Used for the Compounding of Prescriptions for Oral Dosing Recalled Due to Microbial Concerns

MPL Laboratories provides microbial testing services for pharmaceuticals, personal care products, cosmetics and other consumer goods at its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.

Sparta, NJ, June 14, 2022 A company that is a supplier to pharmacists recently initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of two lots of a flavored suspending agent used for compounding drugs to the hospital, pharmacy and distributor level. The affected lots are potentially contaminated with Burkholderia gladioli. According to the company announcement, posted by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Burkholderia gladioli is an opportunistic pathogen most commonly affecting patients with respiratory disease. Patients with compromised.......[Read More] [All News]



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