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July 18, 2000

Leucovorin Calcium Injection Recalled by Cardinal Distribution

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Hudson, WI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Cardinal Distribution is conducting a recall of Leucovorin Calcium Injection because the product was not stored as labeled-under refrigeration-by distributor.

PRODUCT
Leucovorin Calcium Injection, USP, 100 mg (10mg/mL), in 10 mL single dose flip top vial. NDC #0074-4541-02.

Recall #D-427-0.  Class II

CODE
Lot #59-387.

MANUFACTURER
Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois.

RECALLED BY
Cardinal Distribution, Hudson, Wisconsin (responsible firm), by letter dated June 16, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa.

QUANTITY
156 vials were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 18, 2000.

 
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