There's news that a New York company failed to do what the FDA requires, and ultimately nonsterile pads made their way into the marketplace.
Professional Disposables Incorporated of Orangeburg, NY., failed to ensure equipment cleanliness, train employees and investigate
complaints during inspections last summer and fall. Some of the same
problems surfaced at the plant going back six years, or so says the FDA
The company recalled 300 million nonsterile alcohol pads in September after Bacillus cereus was
found on its products. The company, which is no longer making
nonsterile wipes, later received complaints of the bacterium on its
sterile wipes, according to the FDA reports.