According to a new report on MSNBC.com, medical experts at The Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado identified that the infections of numerous patients was caused by the bacteria Bacillus cereus. The staff then determined that contaminated alcohol wipes produced by the hospital’s only supplier of alcohol pads, Triad Group, caused some of the infections.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) credits the hospital’s report about the infections for sparking the investigation that led to the Triad alcohol wipes recall.
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There have been numerous complaints of infections and illnesses believed to be related to the bacteria Bacillus cereus found in contaminated Triad Group alcohol pads. If you or a loved one suffered a severe or life-threatening infection or illness after using recalled alcohol prep pads, call 1-888-BURNETTI to discuss your legal rights.
Product Recall: Triad Group Alcohol Prep Pads, Swab, and Swabsticks
Product Recall Update: Feb. 16, 2011 – FoxNews.com Reports “Parents Blame Tainted Alcohol Swabs for Toddler’s Death”
Product Recall Update: Feb. 22, 2011 – MSNBC.com Reports “FDA knew of problems at plant that made tainted alcohol wipes”