Safety Alerts Saves Lives
Safety Alerts  
 
Home Privacy About Us Contact Us Change Preferences

SafetyAlerts
September 13, 2000

Etoposide Injection Recalled by American Pharmaceutical Partners

Melrose Park, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., is recalling certain lots of its Etoposide Injection because of misbranding - some vial cartons are missing printed text.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

PRODUCT
Etoposide Injection, USP, 20 mg/mL, (100mg/mL), 5 mL multiple dose vial, Rx used in the management of refractory testicular tumors and small cell lung cancer, and must be diluted before I.V. infusion.

NDC #63323-104-05. Recall #D-449-0.

CODE
Lot #100006 EXP 01/02.

MANUFACTURER
American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., Melrose Park, Illinois.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter dated July 27, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
12,021 vials were distributed.

 
Selected Recent Recalls


Health Professional:

Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

Sign-up for SafetyAlerts by Email -
The free internet newsletter that could
some day literally save your life - or
the life of someone you know.

Safety Alerts compiles comprehensive safety recall information for the United States. SafeMail is a free email service to warn consumers of faulty products and contaminated foods. For complete information regarding current recalls, past recalls and timely product warning notification visit: www.safetyalerts.com.

###

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.