January 5, 2000Muscle MagicÆ Topical
Analgesic CrËme Recalled by Mission Pharmacal Company
San Antonio, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Mission Pharmacal Company has recalled certain
lots of its Muscle MagicÆ Topical Analgesic CrËme because of stability -
"non-uniformity in potency results to support labeled expiration date." -
according to FDA.
This onging Class III recall was initiated
by the manufacturer, by letter dated September 27, 1999. This is the first public
notice issued by the FDA.
Product described as:
Muscle MagicÆ Topical Analgesic CrËme (Methyl Salicylate 10%, Menthol 1%), in
16-ounce and 8-pound units, OTC intended for effective temporary relief of minor pain and
soreness of muscles and joints. Lot Numbers: 7H39 and 8E53. NDC #0178-1105-16 - 16 ounces
NDC #0178-1105-08 - 8 ounces.
1,532 16-ounce and 408 8-pound
containers were distributed throughout Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas.
FDA recall #D-189-0.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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