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May 11, 2001

Heart-Trex Tablets Recalled

Canton, MA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Otis Clapp & Son, Inc. has recalled Heart-Trex Tablets because the product was distributed without an approved new drug application for the cardiovascular related uses represented in the labeling, and because it bears no dosage direction for use in pain and fever relief.

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

Heart-Trex Tablets.

Recall #D-197-1.

a) Safety Pack Boxes (250 Packets of 2);
b) C577 Unit boxes of 8X2 Packets
All lots.

Otis Clapp & Son, Inc., Canton, MA.

Manufacturer, via fax and overnight mail on 4/18/01. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, MA, NC, NJ, NY, NV, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX and WA.

Safety Pack: 320 boxes C577 Units: 297 boxes.

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

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During 2000 there were over
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