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July 18, 2000

Tricana Capsules Recalled by Thermo-Life International

San Carlos, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Thermo-Life International is conducting a recall of Tricana Capsules because the product is an unapproved new drug.

PRODUCT
Tricana(tm) Capsules, 1 mg, in units of 90, Rx for the treatment of obesity and reducing the problem areas of fat.

Recall #D-433-0.  Class I

CODE
All lot codes.

MANUFACTURER
Thermo-Life International, San Carlos, California.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on April 6, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
33,203 bottles were distributed.

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

 
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