September 20, 2000Methocarbamol, USP, Recalled by
Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Inc.
VA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Inc., is
recalling its Methocarbamol, USP, bulk active ingredient powder because of
contamination with polypropylene fibers.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
Methocarbamol, USP, bulk active ingredient powder, Rx formulated to produce a
muscle relaxant. NDC #0500-1900-57.
Lot Numbers: 00952 and 00949.
Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Inc., Petersburg, Virginia.
Manufacturer, by telephone on August 18, 2000, and by letters on August 22 and 29, 2000.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
2,124.7 kg of product was distributed.
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