Evrysdi™ (risdiplam)

Product Origin Country: Switzerland
Units: About 14,000
Manufacturer: Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, of South San Francisco, Calif.
Distributor: Select specialty pharmacies nationwide as a prescribed medicine from August 2020 through the present. The price of the medication varies based on health insurance terms and other factors.
Defect Description: This recall involves bottles of the prescription drug Evrysdi, a prescription medicine used to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in adults and children 2 months of age and older. The recalled 100 mL amber bottles have "Evrysdi (risdiplam) for oral solution," the dosage and "NDC 20242-175-07" on the front of the bottle labels.
Accidents Reported: Genentech has received 26 reports of leaking bottles. No injuries have been reported.
Recommendations / Warnings: Consumers should immediately store Evrysdi in a safe location out of reach and sight of children. Consumers should inspect the bottle for any leaking. If it is leaking, contact Genentech for a free replacement. Consumers can continue to use as directed, as the leakage is not anticipated to impact the safety or efficacy of administered medicine. If Evrysdi gets on your skin, wash the area with soap and water. If Evrysdi gets in your eyes, rinse your eyes with water. Genentech is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Additional Information: Genentech at 800-334-0290 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on the "leaking bottles safety information" banner on the homepage for more information.