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September 20, 2000

Aluminum Hydroxide Gel, USP, Antacid Recalled

Greenville, SC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., is recalling certain lots its Aluminum Hydroxide Gel, USP, Antacid because of resuspension problems.

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

Aluminum Hydroxide Gel, USP, Antacid, 320 mg/5mL, mint flavor, in 12 and 16-fluid ounce bottles.

Recall #D-468-0.

Lot Numbers: 9I13 and 9I11.

Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina.

Manufacturer, by letter on February 28, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.


6,000 16-ounce and 8,359 12-ounce bottles were distributed.

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