Medication Monitor

Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
June 4, 2013

No generic name

(EZ Breathe Atomizer—Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation)
Washer could become dislodged from device

FDA has announced that Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is recalling the EZ Breathe Atomizer due to a manufacturing defect that could result in the washer ("Plate A") becoming dislodged. If this occurs, users may accidentally swallow the washer or choke on it.

Devices were distributed between August 2012 and April 2013.

The device was manufactured by Health & Life Co., LTD, and sold to Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation distributes the EZ Breathe Atomizer for sale and use in the Asthmanefrin Starter Kit. The EZ Breathe Atomizer was also sold by Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation as an individual device in a carton labeled EZ Breathe Atomizer, Model #EZ-100.

Patients should stop using any EZ Breathe Atomizer units contained in the Asthmanefrin Starter Kits with the affected lot numbers and also those that were sold individually.