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May 17, 2001

FDA First Notice: Watson Laboratories Recalls Methocarbamol Tablets

Corona, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Watson Laboratories has recalled certain Methocarbamol Tablets because the product may contain metal fragments.

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

PRODUCT
Methocarbamol Tablets, USP, 750 mg, 100 count, Rx only.

Recall #D-204-1.

CODE:
Lot 73013340, EXP Date 11/2001.  Skeletal Muscle Relaxant

MANUFACTURER:
Watson Laboratories, Corona, CA.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on 12/20/2000. 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.

DISTRIBUTION:
TX, MO, MN, MS, OH, FL, NY, NC.

QUANTITY:
7065 bottles.

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

 
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