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Aug 1, 2000

Clinipad Sterile Alcohol Pads Recalled by Lab Aids, Inc.

Ronkonkoma, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Lab Aids, Inc. is conducting a recall of Clinipad Sterile Alcohol Pads because there is a lack of assurance of sterility.

PRODUCT
Clinipad Sterile Alcohol Pads, 100 per plastic bag. (The Clinipad Pads were packaged for a sole customer who then used the pads as a component in kits manufactured by them).

Recall #D-441-0.  Class II

CODE
All lots with numbers beginning with 7,8,9,or 0.

COMPONENT MANUFACTURER
Clinipad Corporation, Rocky Hill, Connecticut (responsible firm).

RECALLED BY
Lab Aids, Inc., Ronkonkoma, New York (repacker/distributor), by letter on April 4, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Wisconsin.

QUANTITY
234 packages (100 Clinipad Alcohol Prep Pads per package) were distributed; firm estimated that none of the prep pads remained on market.

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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