Notice from the FDA
FDA alerts patients and health care professionals of EpiPen auto-injector errors related to device malfunctions and user administration
[3/24/2020] FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may potentially have delayed injection or be prevented from properly injecting due to:
- Device failure from spontaneous activation caused by using sideways force to remove the blue safety release
- Device failure from inadvertent or spontaneous activation due to a raised blue safety release
- Difficulty removing the device from the carrier tube
- User errors
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