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January 5, 2000

Certain Lots of Ibuprofen Tablets Recalled for 'Super-Potency'

Allegan, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Perrigo Company has recalled certain lots of its 200mg. Ibuprofen Tablets because of super-potency - some tablets may be oversized.

This onging Class III recall was initiated by the manufacturer, by letter dated September 29, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Product described as:
Ibuprofen Tablets, 200 mg, bottles of 100, OTC pain reliever. Lot #9GE0151.

4,200 bottles were distributed nationwide.

FDA recall #D-188-0.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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