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May 31, 2000

Georgia Steel and Chemical Company Recalls Prep-Clean Kits

Annapolis Junction, MD (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Georgia Steel and Chemical Company is conducting a recall of certain Prep-Clean Kits, because cleaning kits contain alcohol pads for which the pad manufacturer (Clinipad Company)cannot assure sterility.

The Prep-Clean Kits, contain sterile antiseptic pads, used for cleaning and disinfecting cartridge type, full-face and helmet respirators utilized by industry. Sterile prep pads included in the kits are labeled as Clinipad Corporation, Charlotte, NC, coded NDC-19154-1245-8, Reorder code 0250B, Lot 819178.  Kit Numbers: PC333, PC444, PC555, PC777 are affected by this recall.

According to FDA, 936 kits were distributed in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Texas, Louisiana, Indiana, Tennessee, Florida, Missouri and Colorado.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by letter on March 29, 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-383-0

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

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