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March 15, 2000

Granutec Recalls Discount Drug Mart, Bindley Western and Fred's Brand Ibuprofen

Wilson, NC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Granutec is recalling Ibuprofen Caplets/Tablets packaged under the Discount Drug Mart, Bindley Western and Fred's label because the carton and insert do not list the correct inactive ingredients.

The recalled Ibuprofen Caplets/Tablets in  200 mg strength were sold in 100 and 500 unit bottles in Ohio, Tennessee and Connecticut.

Each bottle bears one of the following Lot Numbers:
9071040, 0019547, 9056970, and 9046736.

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by Granutec by telephone on February 2 and 3, 2000, and by letters faxed or mailed on February 3, 2000.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #d-240-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 15, 2000.

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