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July 18, 2000

Meperidine HCl Injection Recalled by Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories

West Chester, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories is conducting a recall of Meperidine HCl Injection because of a lack of assurance of sterility.

PRODUCT
Meperidine HCl Injection, USP, 75 mg/mL, 1 mL fill in 2 mL tubex(r), Rx.

Recall #D-431-0.  Class II

CODE
Lot #2001276 EXP 1/02.

MANUFACTURER
Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on or about June 12, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.   This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Tennessee.

QUANTITY
343,124 units 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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