Carprieve 5% w/v Small Animal Solution for Injection - Product defect recall alert

Veterinary Medicines Directorate

January 19
16:02 2021

We wish to make veterinary surgeons aware that Norbrook Laboratories Ltd have initiated a Class 2 recall to veterinarian level for the product Carprieve 5% w/v Small Animal Solution for Injection. This is as a precautionary measure due to higher than usual impurities.

A health hazard assessment has been completed by the company veterinary surgeon. This concludes that any risk to animal and human health is likely to be low and no greater than expected for this product under normal conditions, as described on the product labelling. This recall is for the following batches only:

Batch Numbers:

  • 0265-90
  • 0302-90
  • 0246-90
  • 0112-90
  • 0295-90
  • 9053-91
  • 9103-91

Norbrook Laboratories Ltd are contacting veterinary surgeons to examine inventory immediately and quarantine products subject to this recall.

For further information regarding the recall please contact Gary Mckee on +44 2830 264435 or email

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