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March 15, 2000

American Health Packaging Recalls Solu-CortefÆ Sterile Powder

Columbus, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that AmeriSource Health Services Corporation, doing business as American Health Packaging (AHP) is recalling Solu-CortefÆ Sterile Powder for injection because of lack of assurance of sterility.

The recalled Solu-CortefÆ Sterile Powder for injection, (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate, 100 mg, 25-2 mL ACT-O-VL) is a prescription with NDC #0009-0900-20.  The product was manufactured Pharmacia & Upjohn Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Over 128 bags bearing the Lot Numbers 12654 and 13044 with EXP 03/04 were distributed in Ohio, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Tennessee and California.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by AHP by letter mailed on February 8, 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-244-0

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

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