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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.

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

Recall #D-431-0.  Class II

Lot #2001276 EXP 1/02.

Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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


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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