Video originally created by FDA – posted by Lawsuit.com on July 10, 2008
Kingswood Laboratories is recalling its Moi-Stir Oral Swabsticks because the product may be contaminated with molds, including Aspergillus and Penicillium. Using the contaminated swab sticks could result in respiratory infections, especially in patients with compromised immune systems.These swabsticks, which are used to moisten the mouths of patients, were distributed to hospitals, wholesalers, pharmacies, nursing homes, medical and dental offices, and consumers. Some were given as free samples. The swabsticks are packaged as three sticks in a white foil pouch, with the name “Moi-Stir” in green letters on the front of the pouch. The recall includes Moi-Stir Swabsticks with lot numbers A2, 1193, 1209, 1233, 1260 and 1725. The lot numbers are embossed on the pouch.If you have swabsticks in the recalled lots, you should stop using them immediately and return them to the point of purchase. And if you know of patients who are using this product, you should warn them to stop doing so.