March 15, 2000American 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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