As you know, we are voluntarily recalling two full and one partial master lots of 1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST® for ASTIGMATISM Contact Lenses in EMEA because they do not meet quality standards. The quantity of stock affected is low. We have identified the cause, taken corrective action, and are planning to implement even stronger manufacturing and quality controls based on learnings from this event.
Customers in the UK have now been contacted and the process of communicating with patients and receiving back the affected batches is underway. Please note that if you have not received a letter directly from us about this issue, then your patients are not impacted by the product recall.
For those customers and patients who are currently using ACUVUE® contact lenses that are not impacted by this recall, it continues to be safe to wear ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses as directed.
At Johnson & Johnson Vision, our top priority is patient safety and we hold ourselves to high standards for product quality and customer satisfaction.
ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses not affected by this recall are safe when used as directed and can continue to be used with confidence. For questions on whether your lenses are affected, please refer to the chart below or call us at 0800 022 4222. We can answer your questions and help you return any affected lenses from the product lots below.
|Brand Name||Product Specification
Base Curve (BC), Power
|Master Lot Number||30-Pack Lot Numbers|
|1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST® for ASTIGMATISM||BC 8.5, -6.00D/-0.75 X 180||395749||3957490101
|1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST® for ASTIGMATISM||BC 8.5, -6.00D/-1.75 X 180||395750||3957500101
|1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST® for ASTIGMATISM||BC 8.5, -3.50D/-0.75 X 180||395751||3957510101
Please Note: If your lot number is not mentioned in this list, you do not need to take action. ACUVUE® Brand products not affected by this recall are safe when used as directed and can continue to be used with confidence. If you cannot find your lot number or have already disposed of the packaging materials, you may contact 0800 022 4222 for a replacement.
The lot number is displayed in the barcode area on the back or side of each individual unit carton. The lot number is also present on the foil of each individual blister package of the contact lens.