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Recall Of Some EpiPens Extends To U.S.

Mylan is recalling some EpiPens distributed between December 2015 and July 2016, saying a potentially defective part could make them fail to activate during a life-threatening allergic reaction.
An EpiPen Jr. epinephrine auto-injector. Some EpiPens have been recalled from the U.S. market over concerns that they could fail to activate when people try to use them. Source: Chris Ratcliffe

The pharmaceutical company Mylan NV announced a recall of some brand-name EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors on Friday.

The announcement followed a separate recall of about 80,000 EpiPens from the Australian market, which the company announced in March. Mylan did not immediately respond to a request for information about how many EpiPens are affected by the

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