Smith & Nephew Inc. will recall more Triad Group products because of a bacterial infection. This new recall is for (1) wipes used to protect the skin before medical tapes and films are applied, and (2) adhesive removers that can clean residues from the skin, Included in the recall are UNI-SOLVE Adhesive Remover Wipes, SKIN-PREP Protective Wipes, REMOVE Universal Adhesive Remover Wipes, UNI-SOLVE Adhesive Remover Wipes, PERI-PREP Protective Wipes and NO-STING SKIN-PREP Protective Wipes. Smith & Nephew lays out the recalled lots here.
The FDA has received 201 reports of problems with Triad alcohol wipes that may have led to 7 deaths (one a tragic case of a 2 year-old that has been confirmed).
You can read more about the Triad recall here.