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February 28, 2001

Medi-Tussin DM (OTC) Recalled

Allegan, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Perrigo    is recalling certain lots of its (OTC) Medi-Tussin DM Cough Suppressant/Expectorant because the Tussin DM product is mislabeled as Tussin CF on the bottles.

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

PRODUCT
(OTC) Medi-Tussin DM Cough Suppressant/Expectorant, (Dextromethorphan HBr, USP 10 mg/Guaifenesin, USP 100 mg), in 8 Fl. Oz. Bottles.

Recall #D-078-1.

CODE:
9HD0020 mfr. Date 8/5/99, esp. 8/2002;
9GD0132 mfr. Date 7/15/99, exp. 7/2002;
0GD0326 mfr. Date 8/3/00, exp. 5/2003;
9GD0369 mfr. Date 8/1/99, exp. 7/2002;
9HD0021 mfr. Date 8/5,6/99, exp. 8/2002;
0GD0379 mfr. Date 8/1/00, exp. 5/2003.

MANUFACTURER:
Perrigo, Allegan, MI.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on 10/6/00 and by telephone and letter on 10/24/00. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide.

QUANTITY:
91,800 units.

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 February 28, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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