January 5, 2000Moore Medical Recalls
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
FDA Recall #D-190-0.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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