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May 24, 2000

Thames Pharmacal Company Recalls Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream

Ronkonkoma, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Thames Pharmacal Company is conducting a recall of Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP, 0.1%, in 15-gram tubes, because some of the tubes are incorrectly labeled to contain Gentamicin Sulfate.

The recalled product bears the Lot Number M793 EXP 3/03.

FDA stated in its report that 30,000 units were distributed in Florida, California, Michigan, New York, Georgia, Colorado, Connecticut, North Carolina, Arkansas and Hawaii.

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by the company, by letter dated March 15, 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-343-0
NDC #49159-140-20

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 24, 2000.

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