September 20, 2000DesOwen(r) Cream (Desonide
Worth, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Galderma Laboratories LP, is recalling
its DesOwen(r) Cream (Desonide Cream) because of mislabeling - shipping cases were
incorrectly labeled as containing ointment not cream form of product.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
DesOwen(r) Cream (Desonide Cream), 0.05%, 60g tube.
Lot # PGCN.
DPT Laboratories, Inc., San Antonio, Texas.
Galderma Laboratories LP, Fort Worth, Texas, by letter on August 9, 2000, followed by
telephone. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
4,920 units in 410 shipping containers were distributed.
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