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February 22, 2001

One Lot of Children's Advil(tm) Recalled for Sub-Potency

Richmond, VA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Whitehall Robins Healthcare is recalling certain lots of Children's Advil(tm) because some of the OTC product may be subpotent.

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

PRODUCT
Children's Advil(tm)Suspension, brand of Ibuprofen, Grape flavored, 100 mg/5 ml, packaged in 4 ounce plastic bottle, 36 bottles/case, indicated for pain relief and fever reduction.

Recall #D-092-1.

CODES:
Lot No. 99231.

MANUFACTURER:
Whitehall Robins Healthcare, Richmond, VA.

RECALLED BY:
Whitehall Robins Healthcare, Richmond, VA., by letter on 1/19/01. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
VA, PA, NJ,CT,RI,MD, NY,DE,WV,NC,NH,SC and PR.

QUANTITY:
8,640 bottles.

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 22, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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