December 12, 2000Triaminic® Vapor Patch
Menthol Scent Cough Suppressant Recalled
NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. is recalling
certain Triaminic® Vapor Patch Menthol Scent Cough Suppressant because of pouch
seal failures (opening along top, sides and/or bottom).
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
Triaminic® Vapor Patch Menthol Scent, Cough Suppressant, (Camphor
4.7%/Menthol 2.6%) in boxes of 6 patches, OTC for the treatment of cough.
Lot Numbers: LE505342 EXP 6/02, LE505483 EXP 6/02, LE505503 EXP 7/02, LE505536 EXP 7/02,
LE505588 EXP 7/02, LE505680 EXP 8/02.
Lectec Corporation, Minnetonka, Minnesota.
Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., Summit, New Jersey, by letter on December 4, 2000.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Approximately 56,544 cartons of lot LE505342; 50,040 cartons of lot LE505483; 53,928
cartons of lot LE505503, 42,720 cartons of lot LE505536; 5,856 cartons of lot LE505588;
14,328 cartons of lot LE505680 were distributed.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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