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March 15, 2000

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Recalls Lithobid Slow Release Tablets

Marietta, GA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is recalling Lithobid Slow Release Tablets because of dissolution failure at stability testing.

Over 14,000 of the recalled Lithobid Slow Release Tablets, (Lithium Carbonate, USP), in 300 mg bottles of 100, were distributed nationwide and bear the Lot Number 90573.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by letter dated January 18, 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-243-0

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

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