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April 4, 2001

Aldroxicon II Double Strength Antacid/Anti-gas Liquid Recalled

Wood Dale, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Textilease Medlique has recalled Aldroxicon II Double Strength antacid/anti-gas liquid because the product exceeded the microbial limits for release.

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

PRODUCT
(OTC) Aldroxicon II Double Strength antacid/anti-gas liquid, (Aluminum Hydroxide 400 mg, Magnesium Hydroxide 400 mg, Simethicone 40 mg), 30 mL screw cap tubes in units of 10 per box.

Recall # D-147-1.

CODE:
Lot #10056.

MANUFACTURER:
York Pharmaceuticals, Kansas City, KS. The unit dose packager, Specialty Packaging, Somerville, NJ, which was responsible for the microbial problem in the product."

RECALLED BY:
Textilease Medlique, Wood Dale, IL., by telephone on 2/23/02. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
AL, AZ, CT, GA, IL, LA, ND, OH, TX and WI.

QUANTITY:
33 cartons of 10 tube each and 227 cartons of 50 tubes.

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

 
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