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MMQC-13-1630

Medical Material Quality Control Message

MMQC-13-1630


Message Number: MMQC-13-1630
Released On: 03-JUL-13
Message Class: Unclassified
Material Type: Vaccine
Message Reference:

Subject:

RECOMBIVAX HB [Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)] / Merck Sharp & Dohme / DLA 13-242



Reason / Information:

Merck Sharp & Dohme issued a recall on the following product on 26 June 2013. Reason: Due to the potential for a limited number of cracked vials to be present in the lot.


Disposition / Instructions:

If product from this lot has been administered, revaccination is not necessary. Customers are asked to inventory and quarantine product and follow Merckļæ½s instructions for return of product. For return instructions or questions, call Merck at 800-444-2080 or 908-423-1000.

Note 1: Product distributed between 12 March 2013 and 2 May 2013.

Note 2: Currently the email address for the Army POC is not in service. If need to contact the Army POC, call the phone number listed in the Army POC Contact Information Section.



Item Information:

NSN (FSC-NIIN): 6505 - NS1
NDC: 00006498000
Nomenclature: RECOMBIVAX HB [HEPATITIS B VACCINE (RECOMBINANT)], ADULT FORMULATION, 10 UG/ML
UI: EA
Manufacturer: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP
Distributor:

LOT / SN:
J001183


Service/Additional Instructions:


POC Contact Information:

ARMY:
Email: QUADSERVICEMMQC@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 301-619-4300
Phone (DSN): 343-4300
Fax: 301-619-4468

AIR FORCE:
Email: AFMOA.SGALC@DETRICK.AF.MIL
Phone (COMM): 301-619-4170
Phone (DSN): 343-4170
Fax: 301-619-2557

NAVY:
Email: MMQC2@MED.NAVY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 301-619-3085
Phone (DSN): 343-3085
Fax: 301-619-2473

EUCOM & CENTCOM CUST CONTACT USAMMCE PHARM:
Email: USAMMCE_PHARMACY@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 011-49-6331-86-7230
Phone (DSN):
Fax:

NAVY OR MARINES:
Email: NMLC.VACCINES@MED.NAVY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 301-619-8054
Phone (DSN): 343-8054
Fax: 301-619-2473

USAMMC-E:
Email: USAMMCE_QA@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 011-49-6331-86-7118/7181
Phone (DSN): 495-7118
Fax: 6218

USFK CUST CONTACT USAMMC-K PHARM:
Email: USAMMCKCUSTSUPPORT@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
Phone (COMM): 011-82-54-970-8340
Phone (DSN):
Fax: KOREAN CELL:010-9232-8824


Additional Message Recipients:

Please ensure dissemination of this information to the following:

Command Channels
Medical Log Officers
Medical Staff
Pharmacy Officers
Supply Officers
Supported Activities/Centers
Health Professionals


Message Dissemination Authorization

DOD: DODD 5105.22 and DODD 6025.13
ARMY: See Army Regulation (Ar) 40-61, 28 January 2005, Chapter 4, And The Department Of The Army Supply Bulletin (Sb 8-75-11) For Applicable Policies And Procedures.
AIR FORCE: AF Activities Will Take Action As Prescribed In Afi 41-209, Medical Logistics Support, Chapters 3 And 9. For Majcoms & Ngb--This Msg Has Been Transmitted To All Designated Subordinate Medical Activities.



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Last Modified Date: 08/01/2014