Pig sedative recalled due to product defect
A batch of Stresnil solution for pigs has been recalled by Elanco Animal Health owing to a product defect.
According to an alert by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), Elanco discovered that inconsistencies in the cleaning process led to low levels of previous product being carried over to the affected batch.
Details of the product being recalled are:
- Stresnil 40mg/ml Solution for Injection for Pigs (Vm 00006/4141)
- Batch number: PP1466
- Expiry: 30/09/2019
Stresnil is a neuroleptic sedative used to treat aggression, prevention of fighting, stress (including travel-related stress) and obstetric conditions. It is also administered as pre-medication in local and general anaesthesia.
For more information on the recall, contact Matthew Edwards on firstname.lastname@example.org, or 01256 779519.