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July 18, 2000

3 Brands of Aspirin Tablets Recalled by Leiner Health Products

Carson, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Leiner Health Products is conducting a recall of certain aspirin tablets because of dissolution failure (24 month stability).

PRODUCT
Aspirin Tablets, 325 mg, in units of 2, 100, and 300, Rx under the Pharmacist Formula (2 tablets), Albertson (100 count), and Target (300 count) labels

Recall #D-432-0.  Class III

CODE
Lot #8M00476 EXP 10/01.

MANUFACTURER
Leiner Health Products, Inc., Kalamazoo, Michigan.

RECALLED BY
Leiner Health Products, Inc., Carson, California, by letter faxed on May 2, 2000, followed by mail on May 3, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
California, Florida, Idaho, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia.

QUANTITY
47,832 10-tablet bottles; 9,276 300-count bottles and 5,424 boxes 100 tablet blisters 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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