Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A meningitis outbreak at a Framingham facility prompted an inspection at the Waltham compounding center.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued a cease and desist order to a Waltham-based compounding pharmacy. OncoMed was ordered closed on Nov. 21 “due to issues with chemotherapy drugs,” according to the DPH press release. The company has submitted a plan to correct the issue and must pass reinspection to reopen, according to the DPH. The move came after recent unannounced inspections of the site. The meningitis outbreak at the New England Compounding Center in Framingham prompted the inspections. In addition to OncoMed, the DPH disciplined 10 other compounding pharmacies on Tuesday, Feb. 5 Another Waltham compounding center has faced recent scrutiny. Infusion Resource surrendered its license in October of 2012 after the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Infusion Resource was recently shut down by state inspectors.
The Waltham compounding cener that was shut down last week intends to reopen in the future, according to a company statement. State inspectors shut Infusion Resource down on Oct. 23 after finding cleanliness issues and later surrended its license to the state. Now, the company says that it plans to reapply for its license once it installs a new floor in its facility and makes other repairs, it's CEO, Bernard Lambrese, said in a statement. "It is our expectation that we will successfully resolve these issues as quickly as possible and present back to the Board in the near future for re-licensing," Lambrese said. Lambrese said the shutdown was related to construction and maitnence of its clean room where some of its products are stored. …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Infusion Resource was recently shut down after a state inspection.
The Waltham compounding pharmacy shut down last week after a state inspection has surrendered its pharmacy license, according to WCVB-TV. Infusion Resource was shut down on Sunday, Oct. 28 after state inspectors found issues that could impact the cleanliness of its products, according to WCVB. The company was also administering intravenous medications without the proper license. The compnay has recalled the products it shipped in the past month, according to WCVB. The news comes after a Framingham firm was shut down recenlty after it was linked to the meningitis outbreak. Infusion Resource is not liked to the outbreak.