NEWS: Attention PICC line users. Recall of alcohol prep pads and swabs.
Certain brands of alcohol prep pads, swabs, and swabsticks have been recalled due to possible contamination. These are typically used to clean the skin prior to an injection. They are also used when changing the dressing on a PICC line (used by many Lyme patients receiving IV antibiotics.)
Triad Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs, and Alcohol Swabsticks: Recall Due to Potential Microbial Contamination