Recall: Zovirax Eye Ointment

The Welcome Foundation Limited trading as GlaxoSmithKline UK

Zovirax Eye Ointment

(Aciclovir 3%)

PL 0003/0150

GlaxoSmithKline UK is recalling the following batches of Zovirax Eye Ointment as a precaution because the batches of active pharmaceutical ingredient used in their
manufacture were found to contain metal particles which were outside the upper specification limit for particle size. No complaints or adverse reaction reports relating to this issue have been received by the company to date.

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
3L942 Oct 2018 4.5G 10 Jan 2014
3M941 Jan 2019 4.5G 07 Apr 2014

Individuals using ointment from either of these batches should discontinue use immediately, go to their doctor for instructions and alternatives, and are requested to return the product to the pharmacy.

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