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Aug 1, 2000

Dimelstat Capsules Recalled

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

Brea, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that SciQuest Lab, Inc. is conducting a recall of Dimelstat Capsules because the product fails to declare prescription drug ingredient glyburide.

PRODUCT
Dimelstat(tm) Capsules, OTC oral dietary supplement in bottles of 60.

Recall #D-438-0. Class I

CODE
Lot #0915, EXP 10/01.

MANUFACTURER
Phyytos Nutri-Pharma, Corona, California (contract manufacturer).

RECALLED BY
SciQuest Lab, Inc., Brea, California, by telephone on March 16, 2000, by press release on March 20, 2000, and by letter fax/mailed on March 23, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, Washington state and Canada.

QUANTITY
953 60-capsule bottles were distributed; firm estimated that 100 bottles of the product remained on market at time of recall initiation.

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 August 1, 2000.

 
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