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May 24, 2001

Discount Drug Mart Food Fair brand Stool Softener (OTC) Recalled

Farmingdale, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that PL Developments is recalling its Discount Drug Mart Food Fair brand Stool Softener (OTC) Docusate Sodium, 100 mg, 100 capsules (softgels) bottles because of mispackaging; bottles of Stimulant Laxative Plus Stool Softener (Casanthranol and Docusate Sodium ) were erroneously packaged into unit cartons labeled only as a Stool Softener (Docusate Sodium).

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

PRODUCT
Discount Drug Mart Food Fair brand Stool Softener (OTC) Docusate Sodium, 100 mg, 100 capsules (softgels) bottles.

Recall# D-214-1.

CODE:
Lot J043, expiration date 12/2001.

MANUFACTURER:
PL Developments, Farmingdale, NY.

RECALLED BY:
PL Developments by letter on 4/05/2001. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
OHIO

QUANTITY:
1440 units were distributed to the Own Label Distributor. Firm estimates that approximately 562 bottles remain in commerce.

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

 
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