Aug 1, 2000Artificial Tears, Polyvinyl
Alcohol 1.4% Recalled by Optopics Laboratories
NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Optopics Laboratories is conducting a recall
of Artificial Tears, Polyvinyl Alcohol 1.4% because there is a lack of assurance of
Artificial Tears, Polyvinyl Alcohol 1.4%, in 1-fluid ounce bottles, OTC ophthalmic
solution, under the following labels: Optopics, Rite Aid, Eckerd, and Nex.
Recall #D-440-0. Class II
Lot #8I101 EXP 9/01.
Miza Pharmaceuticals, Inc., doing business as Optopics Laboratories, Fairton, New Jersey.
Manufacturer, by letter on April 14, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing. This is
the first public notice issued by the FDA.
Oregon, Alabama, West Virginia, New York, California, Utah, Florida, Texas, North
Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan.
19,755 bottles 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 August 1,
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