Four batches of EpiPen recalled

Pharmacists have been advised that four batches of potentially faulty EpiPen 300mg adrenaline auto-injectors are being recalled

The TGA and Alphapharm issued an alert on Monday, saying that EpiPens from the affected batches may contain a faulty part and could fail to activate or require more force than usual to activate.

“There have been two confirmed reports of auto-injectors from these batches failing to activate correctly worldwide from approximately 80,000 devices distributed,” the TGA says.

“The proportion of these auto-injectors that have