May 24, 2001Discount Drug Mart Food Fair
brand Stool Softener (OTC) Recalled
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.
Discount Drug Mart Food Fair brand Stool Softener (OTC) Docusate Sodium, 100 mg,
100 capsules (softgels) bottles.
Lot J043, expiration date 12/2001.
PL Developments, Farmingdale, NY.
PL Developments by letter on 4/05/2001. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
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
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