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April 24, 2001

The Aceto Corporation Recalls Methocarbamol

Lake Success, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that The Aceto Corporation has recalled 140 lots of Methocarbamol because metal particles were found in the bulk active drug substance.

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

(Rx) Methocarbamol,USP, bulk active pharmaceutical ingredient, 25 kilo drums.

Recall #D-171-1.

Lot Nos. 79081-79188 and 89001-89032 (140 lots).

Tianjin Xin Xin Pharmaceutical Corp., Tianjin, China.

The Aceto Corporation, Lake Success, New York, by letter on 4/17/98 and 6/25/98. Firm-initiated recall *complete.

*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall' indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves,  it does not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.

New York, Ohio, and Colorado.

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 April 24, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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