Custom Medical Specialties hit with Class I recall of surgical kits

Last year, the FDA recalled an iodine prep solution made by H&P Industries, warning that the company hadn't conducted microbial testing and that the fluid carried a huge risk of contamination. Now, the agency says surgical kit maker Custom Medical Specialties continued to use the recalled iodine in its products, and the FDA has issued a Class I recall of 14 of the company's offerings. Using the untested fluid could cause serious adverse reactions, including death, the agency warns. More