Product defect recall issued for bovine mastitis antibiotic cream

Batches of this product are being recalled from the market with immediate effect
Batches of this product are being recalled from the market with immediate effect

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate has issued a product defect recall for an antibiotic cream formulated for the treatment of bovine mastitis.

Zoetis UK's product - Synulox Lactating Cow Intramammary Suspension Vm 42058/4143 - has been recalled, the VMD announced in a statement.

It follows a recent Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) inspection of one of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturers for Synulox.

As a precaution, batches of this product are being recalled from the market with immediate effect, the VMD said.



This issue impacts the following batches that have been placed on the UK market:

91939702 Synulox LC x 12 syringes 31/01/2021



81950600 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/04/2020

81958301 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/04/2020

81962601 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 31/05/2020

81966700 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/06/2020

81968102 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/06/2020

81968300 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/06/2020

91927402 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 30/11/2020

91938601 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 31/01/2021

91938700 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 31/01/2021

91954001 Synulox LC x 24 syringes 31/03/2021

Zoetis UK Ltd is contacting wholesale dealers and veterinary surgeons to examine inventory immediately and quarantine products subject to this recall.

The VMD's statement added that those concerned with the recall are told to contact Zoetis on 0845 300 8034.