Abbott releasing 12 metabolic nutrition formulas previously on hold free of charge to patients; products were on hold following recall of some powdered infant formulas, with product manufacturing to resume at Sturgis, Michigan, plant pending FDA approval

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ABBOTT PARK, Illinois , May 2, 2022 (press release) –

  • Metabolic nutrition formulas previously on hold will be released free of charge to patients, in coordination with healthcare professionals based on need and on a case-by-case basis
  • The lots being released were not included in the February recall and are now being released at the request of the U.S. FDA
  • Patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals with questions should contact Abbott at +1-800-881-0876

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Abbott (NYSE: ABT) is releasing limited quantities of metabolic nutrition formulas that were previously on hold following Abbott's recall of some powder infant formulas from its Sturgis, Mich., facility. The products have been tested and comply with all product release requirements before distribution. The lots being released were not included in the recall.

These products are used under the care of a healthcare professional and require a medical referral. Patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals in need of these products should contact Abbott at +1-800-881-0876 to provide necessary information. Abbott will work with metabolic centers and healthcare providers to fulfill requests based on need and on a case-by-case basis.

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