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December 26, 2000

Triple Sulfa Vaginal Cream, USP Recalled

Lincolnton, NC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Alpharma USPD, Inc. is recalling Triple Sulfa Vaginal Cream, USP  because of subpotency of sulfacetamide at 12 month stability testing.

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

PRODUCT
Triple Sulfa Vaginal Cream, USP (Sulfathiazole/Sulfacetamide/Sulfabenzamide), in 2.75-ounce tube, Rx under the Alpharma label. NDC #0472-0700-78.

Recall #D-060-1.

CODE
Lot #L908034 EXP 2/01.

MANUFACTURER
Alpharma USPD, Inc., Lincolnton, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on or about September 25, 2000, and letter dated November 3, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide, Puerto Rico, Canada.

QUANTITY
37,265 units were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers December 26, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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