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August 8, 2000

Estratab Tablets Recalled

Marietta, GA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is conducting a recall of Estratab because the tablets did not meet friability specification.

PRODUCT
Estratab(r) (Esterified Estrogens Tablets, USP), 2.5 mg, in bottles of 100, Rx intended for hormone replacement.

Recall #D-444-0.  Class III

CODE
Lot #90654 exp 6/01.

MANUFACTURER
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Baudette, Minnesota.

RECALLED BY
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Marietta, Georgia, by letter on June 26, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
2,282 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 8, 2000.

 
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