An important recall alert for dogs using the popular heartworm preventative, Iverhart Plus Chewables.
Virbac has issued a voluntary recall for six lots of theirIverhart Plus Flavored Chewables heartworm preventative due to a failure to meet stability specifications during the life of the product.
The lots involved in this recall are IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables:
Lot 120076 (LARGE 51 to 100 pounds)
Lot 120086 (LARGE 51 to 100 pounds)
Lot 120856 (LARGE 51 to 100 pounds)
Lot 120202 (MEDIUM 26 to 50 pounds)
Lot 120196 (SMALL up to 25 pounds)
Lot 120844 (SMALL up to 25 pounds)
A potential consequence of this failure is that these lots of IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables may not fully protect dogs in the upper third of each weight range against heartworms. No heartworm-related adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported to date with any of these lots of IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables.
For questions or concerns about the Iverhart Plus recall, please contact Virbac Technical Services at 1-800-338-3659 ext. 3052.