Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announces today that it is voluntarily recalling a total of nine lots of Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution, 30 mL due to mold found within the bottles. Full recall announcement can be found here.
The recalled eye drops are typically labeled as follows:
equate Restore Tears Lubricant Eye Drops Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%, Sterile, 1 FL OZ (30 mL) – Distributed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.;
· Lubricant EYE DROPS FOR MILD TO MODERATE DRY EYE, STERILE, 1 FL OZ (30 mL), for Mild to Moderate Dry Eye – Distributed by CVS Pharmacy, Inc.;
· lubricant eye drops for mild to moderate dry eye, STERILE, 1 FL OZ (30 mL) – Dist. by Target Corp.