April 5, 2000Rapid Clear Eye Wash Recalled
Buzzards Bay, MA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that H.L. Burton Company Inc. is recalling Rapid Clear
Eye Wash because the product contains the undeclared preservative chlorhexidine gluconate.
The Rapid Clear Eye Wash comes in
16-fluid ounce bottles and is a prescription for flushing or irrigating the eye.
According to the FDA, approximately
206 bottles were distributed in Illinois. The recalled product bears the item number
of 90329 and the lot number of 1006 EXP 01/02.
This ongoing Class II recall
was initiated by H.L. Burton Company Inc., by telephone on March 6, 2000, followed by
letter dated March 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-254-0
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers April 5, 2000.
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