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September 27, 2000

649 Various Rx and OTC Products Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Carmel, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Pharmaceutical Corporation of America has recalled 649 various Rx and OTC products because of current good manufacturing deviations, including but not limited to lack of control to prevent beta-lactam antibiotic cross contamination.

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

649 various Rx and OTC products.

Recall #D-471-0.

All products and package sizes bearing a PCA (Pharmaceutical Corporation of America) label except those with a lot number ending in RA, RB, or RC.

Pharmaceutical Corporation of America, Carmel, Indiana.

Repacker, by letter on March 13, 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.


3,846,600 bottles were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall should be directed to FDA at 1-888-463-6332

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