March 8, 2000Syncor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Recalls Sodium Iodide Capsules
Golden, CO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Syncor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling certain
Sodium Iodide Capsules because there is an incorrect date of calibration printed on
According to the FDA, over 180
5-capsule packs were distributed nationwide.
The recalled prescription, or
diagnosing thyroid irregularities was sold in:
a) I-123, 7.4 MBq (200 microCi) Capsules with the Lot number of I-3306-1C2.
b) I-123, 3.7 MBq (100 microCi) Capsules with the lot number of I-3306-1C1
This Class III recall
was initiated by Syncor by telephone on December 28, 1999, and by letter on January 4,
2000. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA. The FDA has stated
that the company has completed the required recall procedures.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #d-226/227-0
Notice of this product warning was
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subscribers March 8, 2000.
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