Eco-Med Pharmaceutical recalled all ultrasound gels and lotions, including EcoGel, MediChoice, MacMedical, and more after at least 66 people were infected by bacteria in the product.
Need a Texas Eco-Med Ultrasound Gel Lawyer? Collen A. Clark is a true advocate for his clients and is passionate about helping Texans that have been injured or wronged. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with an infection from Eco-Med Ultrasound Gel, you should contact our lawyers immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit.
UPDATE: Eco-Med Issues Class 1 Recall for All Ultrasound Gels & Lotions
In September 2021, Eco-Med Pharmaceutical Inc. issued a Class 1 recall for all ultrasound gels and lotions that were distributed since 2018 due to a risk of contamination with bacteria.
How Many People Were Infected?
At least 66 people developed infections with the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc), including 60 people who developed life-threatening bloodstream infections that can lead to sepsis or death, according to the CDC outbreak investigation.
FDA Warns Healthcare Providers Not to Use Eco-Med Ultrasound Gels
In August 2021, the FDA warned healthcare providers not to use any ultrasound gel products or lotions manufactured by Eco-Med. These products are sold under many different names by different distributors.
Eco-Med has shut down all operations and is no longer manufacturing or distributing any products, according to the FDA.
Some of the recalled products include:
- Action de Gala FuSion Conductive Gel
- Athena Liaison Ultrasound Gel
- Conductor Transmission Gel
- Conductor Australia
- DJO Conductor
- EcoGel 100
- EcoGel 200
- EcoGel 300
- MAC Brand EcoGel
- MediChoice Ultrasound Gel
- Medline Ultrasound Gel
- Norco Ultrasound Gel
- North Coast Ultrasound Gel
- Omnisound Ultrasound Gel
- Pro Advantage Ultrasound Gel
- Red Medical Ultrasound Gel
- Scrip Crème All Purpose Lotion
- Scrip Ultrasound Gel
- Smart (EcoGel 200 Ultrasound Gel)
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