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January 5, 2000

Moore Medical Recalls Ammonia Inhalants

New Britain, Connecticut (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Moore Medical Corporation of New Britain, Connecticut is recalling 'Ammonia Inhalants'.  The product was manufactured by the James Alexander Corporation of Blairstown, New Jersey and is being recalled because of mislabeling - the holding carton is incorrectly labeled as amyl nitrite.

According to FDA, 282 'packers' (40,608 inhalants) were distributed.

Product described as:
Ammonia Inhalants (Alcohol 35%, Ammonia 15%), in 0.33 mL ampoule, 12 units per box, used to prevent or treat fainting via nasal inhalation. NDC #0839-8080-03. Recall #D-190-0. CODE Lot #3398C EXP 3/2003. Where the product was distributed was undetermined at time of report.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Moore - by letter dated November 19, 1999  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

FDA Recall #D-190-0.

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

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