Veteranclaims’s Blog

May 10, 2011

Recalled Alcohol Wipes Used at 38 of 152 VA Hospitals

List of Affected VA Hospitals at: Suspect wipes used at VA hospitals across U.S.

By JoNel Aleccia Health writer
msnbc.com

“A quarter of the nation’s Veterans Health Administration medical centers and the agency’s outpatient mail-order pharmacy used recalled alcohol prep pads and other products blamed in lawsuits for infections and a death, msnbc.com has learned, prompting a new round of concerns from a U.S. senator.”

“Wipes found in 38 of 152 medical centers
Thirty-eight of the country’s 152 major veterans medical centers in 30 states and the District of Columbia removed recalled wipes, pads and other products from use, VA officials told msnbc.com. See the box below for a complete list.”

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