December 6, 2000Altana Inc. Recalls
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Altana Inc. is recalling certain Desoximetasone
Ointment because of degradation failure at 12-month stability testing.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
Desoximetasone Ointment, USP, 0.25%, in 15 and 60-gram tubes, Rx topical
corticosteroid ointment, NDC #0168-0151-15 (15g) and NDC #0168-0151-60
Lot #D756 EXP 11/00.
Altanta, Inc., Hicksville, New York.
Altana, Inc., Melville, New York, by letter dated October 6, 2000. Firm-initiated recall
2,130 15-gram and 2,135 60-gram tubes were distributed; firm estimated that little or no
product remained on market at time of recall initiation.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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