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  • Hospira recalling Marcaine anesthetic

    Hospira recalling Marcaine anesthetic
    Hospira Inc. announced June 17 it will initiate a voluntary nationwide recall to the user level for one lot of the anetsthetic 0.5% Marcaine¿ (Bupivacaine HCl Injection, USP), 30 mL, Single-dose Vial - Preservative Free (NDC 0409-1560-29), Lot 33-545-DD. The recall is due to a confirmed customer report of particulate embedded in the glass vial as well as visible particulate in the solution. To date, Hospira has not received reports of any adverse events associated with this issue for this lot. Hospira has attributed the embedded particulate to a supplier's glass defect. Hospira is working with its supplier on implementing corrective and preventive actions. Anyone with an existing inventory should immediately stop use and quarantine any affected product. For additional assistance, call 1-800-441-4100.
  • Hospira talks for $5 billion tax inversion deal stall

    Hospira talks for $5 billion tax inversion deal stall
    Lake Forest-based drugmaker Hospira's talks to buy the medical nutrition unit of Danone and use the deal to move its tax domicile abroad have stalled, according to people familiar with the matter, as attempts by U.S. companies to relocate abroad and cut...

    Chicago health tech hub accepting applications, names leaders

    Chicago health tech hub accepting applications, names leaders
    Matter, a not-for-profit health tech hub in downtown Chicago slated to open in early 2015, on Tuesday named a chief executive and said it's taking applications for new tenants. “What's been missing here in this (health technology) community is a...

    Durbin urges Hospira not to flee U.S.

    Durbin urges Hospira not to flee U.S.
    Sen. Dick Durbin has a new target as he tries to halt American firms from moving corporate headquarters overseas to cut their tax bills: Hospira, a Lake Forest-based company that makes injectable drugs and infusion products. The Democrat from Illinois...

    The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Second-quarter advance GDP, ADP employment survey for July Local earnings: Acco Brands Corp., Allstate Corp.,  Hospira Inc., Ingredion Inc., KapStone Paper & Packaging, Kraft Foods Group Inc., Littelfuse Inc., Nanophase Technologies Corp., R.R....