First Aid Prep Pads Recalled For Bacterial Infection

All lots of H&P Industries Povidine Iodine Prep Pads are being recalled for Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, which is associated with invasive meningitis. “Use of contaminated Povidine Prep Pads could lead to life-threatening infections,” said the FDA recall notice. If you have a first aid kid, you should check to see if any of these pads are in it and get rid of them. These pads can be identified by these names on their packages:

Cardinal Health
Medical Specialties
VHA
Triad
Triad Plus
North Safety
Total Resources

Here is a gallery showing the pictures of all the different packaging.

If you have any of these pads, stop using them immediately. You can return them to the store for a refund or call H&P at 262-538-2900 for a return authorization.

H&P Industries, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Povidine Iodine Prep Pads Due to Potential Microbial Contamination [FDA]