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May 31, 2000

Sybron Dental Specialties Inc. Recalls VioNex Antimicrobial Skin Wipes

Orange, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., is conducting a recall of certain VioNex Antimicrobial skin wipe towelette, (0.5% Parachlorometaxylenol), because the towelettes manufacturer (Clinipad Company) cannot assure product meets microbial release specifications.

The recalled VioNex is used to clean skin when soap and water are not available and can be identified by the Lot Numbers of 903193, 911283, 912850, and 913598.

According to FDA, 2,481.4 cases were distributed Nationwide, Puerto Rico and in Canada.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by the company, by letter on March 27, 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-385-0
NDC #55443-0102-1.

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

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