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May 24, 2000

SmithKline Beecham Recalls Feosol(r) Elixir Iron Supplement Therapy

Parsippany, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare is conducting a recall of Feosol(r) Elixir Iron Supplement Therapy 44mg, in 16-ounce (473ml) bottles, because of subpotent iron content (stability testing) and crystalline precipitate.

The recalled Feosol(r) bear the Lot Numbers 9H23A and 9J11A.  FDA stated in it's report that 884 cases were distributed nationwide.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by the company, by letter and public warning on February 18, 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-347-0

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

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