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March 28, 2000

Recalled Eckerd Brand Antacid Tablets may Contain Metal Pieces

Largo, FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Eckerd Drug stores have today announced the recall of Eckerd Brand Antacid Tablets because of reports that the product may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

The Associated Press (AP) reported that an Arlington, TX, woman found a small blade embedded in one of the tablets. Eckerd did not immediately confirm the AP report.

The recalled antacid was sold, in 150-tablet bottles, at Eckerd stores nationwide and bear the lot number of 1584-680.

Eckerd customer service has stated that this voluntary recall is being conducted to ensure the safety and good health of their customers.

Anyone who has the one of the recalled bottles may return it to Eckerd for a full refund.

Consumers with question can call Eckerd customer service at 1-800-325-3737.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 28, 2000.

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