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March 21, 2000

A&Z Pharmaceutical Recalls Antacid Calcium Regular Strength

Hauppauge, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that A&Z Pharmaceutical is recalling Antacid Calcium Regular Strength because of Mislabeling.  The supplement facts labeling panel incorrectly lists calcium level per serving at 4000 mg.

According to the FDA, approximately 14,000, 150 tablet bottles of the 500 mg, over-the-counter medicine (NDC 62211-024-02), was distributed nationwide.  The recalled bottles bear the Lot Numbers of 9D02410 - EXP 05/2001 and 9K02413 - EXP 10/2002

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc., by letters on November 4-5, 1999, and December 8, 1999.  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-250-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 21, 2000.

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