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Atorvastatin recall

Precautionary measure

November 29th 2017

Tagged: MHRA alert

By Ailsa Colquhoun

Pfizer is recalling three batches of atorvastatin as a precaution due to an ‘out of specification’ stability test on a batch of the product which was not released to the market.

The batches affected by the precautionary recall are:

Batch number/expiry

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
T43157 (Almus) 31 Jan 2020 1 x 28 10 Sep 2017
T43166 (Lipitor) 31 Jan 2020 1 x 28 05 Sep 2017
T43170 (Lipitor) 31 Jan 2020 1 x 28 30 Aug 2017

Remaining stock of these batches should be quarantined and returned to the original supplier for credit.

For medical information contact Pfizer Medical Information on 01304 616161. For stock enquiries, please contact your local branch of Alliance Healthcare.


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