MPR reported that the affected products are: 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 50m L VIAFLEX plastic container, with Lot #P319921 and 12/31/15 expiration date; and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 100m L, MINI-BAG plus container, with Lot #P327635 and 12/30/15 expiration date. A mix of feature articles and current new stories that are critical to staying up-to-date on the industry, delivered to your inbox.
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The expiration date has nothing to do with chemicals seeping into the wine—the plastic they use is food-safe and won’t affect the wine’s flavor that way.
But the bags will let microscopic amounts of oxygen pass through, into the wine, and after a while, that oxygen will make the wine taste less fresh.
The recall is being initiated as a result of two complaints (one per lot) of particulate matter that was identified as a fragment of the frangible from the vial adapter.
Recall of Two Lots of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter As published by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2014 – DEERFIELD, Ill. announced today it voluntarily initiated a recall in the United States of two lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 m L MINI-BAG PLUS Container to the hospital/user level.
According to the 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 m L MINI-BAG PLUS Container product labeling, the product should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration whenever solution and container permit.I’m concerned about box wine with a plastic bladder in a box. Does it have an expiration date because chemicals from the plastic might seep into the wine after a certain period of time? My question is, is the wine safe to drink past the expiration date?There have been no reported adverse events for the affected lots.0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 m L MINI-BAG PLUS Container is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution for intravenous administration after admixture with a single dose powdered drug.You’re correct that bag-in-box wines have a limited shelf life, even if they haven’t been opened.