Product Recall – Anesketin 100mgl/ml 5ml Solution for Injection

14th March 2024

Dear Customer,

Dechra Veterinary Products Ltd is recalling stock of the product in the table below. This recall has been requested by the manufacturer due to potential leakage from the vials due to a discrepancy in processing settings. See attached letter dated 14th March 2024.


NVS Product Code(s) Product Description Affected Batch Number
Anesketin 100 mg/ml 5ml Solution for Injection for Dogs, Cats and Horses

Vm 16849/3002 & 16849/5002 previously 16849/4048

(Expiry: 30/10/2025)

(Expiry: 30/06/2026)



What to do next – Please examine your stock immediately and take the following steps.

I have the affected product

  • Quarantine the product.
  • If you have any of the affected stock, then please contact our Customer Services Team on 01782 771111 (Option 3) to arrange the return of the products.
  • This affected product will only be accepted until 19th April 2024, after this date we will not accept this product.

I do not have this product

  • Unless you’ve received an email notification that our records indicate you may have this product, no further action is required.

If you require any further information, please contact our Customer Service Department on 01782 771 111.

Kind regards,

Andrew Duxbury

(Responsible Person)