The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has shared the following recall information announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):
Dr. Berne’s Whole Health Products is recalling all lots of MSM DROPS 5% 15% Solution, Dr. Berne’s Organic Castor Oil Eye Drops, and Dr. Berne’s MSM MIST 15% Solution because FDA analysis has found one lot (lot 6786) of Dr. Berne’s MSM DROPS 5% Solution to fail sterility, with both bacterial and fungal contamination found in the product. Out of an abundance of caution, Dr. Berne’s is recalling all other lots of the 5% and 15% strengths of MSM Solution and all lots of Dr. Berne’s Organic Castor Oil Eye Drops and Dr. Berne’s MSM MIST 15% Solution. These products are used as lubricating eye drops.
RISK STATEMENT: Using contaminated eye drops could result in minor to serious vision-threatening infection, which could possibly progress to a life-threatening infection. To date, Dr. Berne’s has received 2 reports of adverse events related to this recall.
- Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug product.
- Consumers/distributors/retailers that have product which is being recalled should stop using and return to the company Sun Star Organics.
- Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Dr. Berne’s Whole Health Products.
Further information is available here.