Pfizer recalls 16,000 Torisel kits; FDA approves Grifols U.S. plant expansion; Sun recalls more antidepressants

> Pfizer ($PFE) is voluntarily recalling 16,000 kits used for its cancer med Torisel because of the potential for particulate to form in the dilutant in the kit. Report

> Sun Pharmaceutical is recalling another four batches of its generic of Pfizer's antidepressant Effexor XR because of dissolution issues. Report

> New Jersey supplement maker Solgar is voluntarily recalling ABC Dophilus Powder after some containers were found to have Rhizopus oryzae, which the FDA said can cause the rare infection Mucormycosis. Report

> Spanish healthcare company Grifols has gotten FDA approval for a $370 million expansion of its plasma manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC. Story

> Indian API maker Laurus Labs Private says that private equity company Warburg Pincus has made a $92 million investment in its business. Report

> Vertellus Specialities, which makes chemicals for pharma, has acquired U.K.-based Pentagon Chemical and its two plants for an undisclosed sum. Report

And Finally... Athens, GA-based Pharma Tech Industries is launching a rebranding campaign this quarter to better explain its place as the largest contract manufacturer of powder products. Release