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May 31, 2000

Heritage Store Inc. Recalls Zilatone Laxative Tablets

Virginia Beach, VA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that The Heritage Store Inc. is conducting a recall of certain Zilatone Laxative Tablets, because the products contain phenolphthalein which is not generally recognized as safe and effective in over-the-counter stimulant laxatives.

The recalled products are:

Zilatone Laxative Tablets, (Phenolphthalein 32 mg per tablet), OTC in 50 tablet bottles and affects all lots with expiration dates from EXP OCT 01 to EXP JUN 02.

Zilatone Laxative Digestive Aid Tablets, Phenolphthalein 32 mg per tablet), OTC in 50 tablet bottles and affects all lots with expiration dates prior to EXP OCT 01.

According to FDA, 1,227 units were distributed Nationwide

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by telephone beginning on March 22, 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-381/382-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 31, 2000.

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