The FDA is warning folks here in Dallas, TX and around the country to immediately stop using 26 types of over-the-counter eye drops. This after investigators allegedly found unsanitary conditions at their manufacturing site.

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The products being recalled are sold under six brands:

  • CVS Health
  • Leader
  • Rugby
  • Rite Aid
  • Target Up & Up
  • Velocity Pharma

So far the FDA hasn't received any adverse health reports, but officials say that the products could lead to eye infections resulting in vision loss or even blindness. FDA is recommending that consumers properly discard of these products.

Eye Drop Retailers and Product Information

Retailer/ Label

ProductProduct InformationNational Drug Code (NDC)*
CVS HealthLubricant Eye Drops 15 ml (single pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%To be provided
Lubricant Eye Drops 15 ml (twin pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%To be provided
Lubricant Gel Drops 15 ml (single pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 1%To be provided
Lubricant Gel Drops 15 ml (twin pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 1%To be provided
Multi-Action Relief Drops 15 mlPolyvinyl Alcohol 0.5%, Povidone 0.6%, and Tetrahydrozoline Hydrochloride 0.05%To be provided
Lubricating Gel drops 10 mlPolyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%To be provided
Lubricant Eye Drops 10 ml (single pack)Propylene Glycol 0.6%To be provided
Lubricant Eye Drops 10 ml (twin pack)Propylene Glycol 0.6%To be provided
Mild Moderate Lubricating Eye Drops 15 ml (single pack)Polyethylene Glycol 400 0.25%To be provided
Leader (Cardinal Health)Eye Irritation Relief 0.5 FL OZ (15 ml)Polyvinyl Alcohol 0.5%, Povidone 0.6% and Tetrahydrozoline Hydrochloride 0.05%70000-0087-1
Dry Eye Relief 0.5 FL OZ (15 ml)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 1%70000-0089-1
Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5 FL OZ (15 ml) (single)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%70000-0090-1
Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5 FL OZ (15 ml) (twin pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%70000-0090-2 (carton)70000-0090-1 (bottle)
Dry Eye Relief 0.33 FL OZ (10 ml)Polyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%70000-0088-1
Lubricant Eye Drops 0.33 FL OZ (10 ml)Polyethylene Glycol 0.6%70000-0587-1
Rugby (Harvard Drug Group)Lubricating Eye Drops 0.5 oz (15 ml)Polyvinyl Alcohol 1.4%0536-1325-94
Lubricating Tears Eye Drops 0.5 oz (15 ml)Dextran/Hypromellose 0.1%/0.3%0536-1282-94
Rite AidLubricant Eye Drops 15 ml (twin pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%To be provided
Lubricant Eye Drops 10 ml (twin pack)Propylene Glycol 0.6%To be provided
Gentle Lubricant Gel Eye Drops 15 mlHypromellose 0.3%, Glycerin 0.2%, Dextran 70 0.1%To be provided
Lubricant Gel Drops 15 mlCarboxymethylcellulose Sodium 1%To be provided
Lubricating Gel Drops 10 mlPolyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%To be provided
Multi-Action Relief Drops 15 mlPolyvinyl Alcohol 0.5%, Povidone 0.6% and Tetrahydrozoline Hydrochloride 0.05%To be provided
TargetUp&Up Dry Eye Relief Lubricant Eye Drops 30 mlPolyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%To be provided
Up&Up Extreme Relief Dry Eye 15 ml (single pack)Polyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%To be provided
Up&Up Extreme Relief Dry Eye 30 ml (twin pack)Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%To be provided
Velocity Pharma LLCLubricant Eye Drop 10 ml (triple pack)Propylene Glycol 0.6%To be provided
WalmartEquate Hydration PF Lubricant Eye Drop 10 mLPolyethylene Glycol 400 0.4% and Propylene Glycol 0.3%To be provided

*FDA is awaiting confirmation of NDCs for the remaining products and will update this table when they are available.

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