Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited expands voluntary recall for hypertension drug – WSBT-TV

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited issued a voluntary recall for Losartan potassium tablets USP due to an unexpected impurity.

They are now expanding that recall to a total of 10 lots.

The recall says “Torrent is only recalling lots of losartan-containing products that contain N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the FDA.”

NDEA is classified as a probable human carcinogen, per the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification.

Read the full recall here:

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding its voluntary recall from 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP to a total of 10 lots, to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in a…

Read the full article at: http://wsbt.com/news/local/torrent-pharmaceuticals-limited-expands-voluntary-recall-for-hypertension-drug

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