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May 24, 2000

Novartis Consumer Health Inc. Recalls Tavist-D(r) Tablets

Lincoln, NE (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Novartis Consumer Health Inc. is conducting a recall of Tavist-D(r) Tablets, (Clemastine Fumarate, USP 1.34 mg/ Phenylpropanolamine HCL 75mg), 8 tablet units, because of low weight tablets.

The Tavist-D(r) Tablets were sold over-the-counter and bear the Lot Number of 306295 EXP 3/02.

FDA stated in its report that 345,780 packages were distributed in Nebraska and Indiana.

This Class III recall was initiated by the company, by letter on February 16, 2000.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The report stated that the company had completed required recall procedures.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #d-346-0
NDC #0067-0122-08

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

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