Presentation #18 Drug Recalls Drug Recalls • Drug recalls must be reviewed by the Department and forwarded to the appropriate manager at the LHD. • The manager shall arrange for removal of a recalled drug and return it to the manufacturer in accordance with the recall instructions Drug Recalls • A copy of the recall letter must be returned to the Department with either. . . - Documentation that no such product is on site. -Documentation that the product was returned to the supplier. Drug Recalls • Notation of a recall must also be made on the Drug Inventory Log and retained for a minimum of five years • In the event of a Class I (patient level) Recall, the manager must contact all patients that received the affected lot - The records documenting contact with patients and returns shall be maintained onsite for at least two years following recall.