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May 31, 2001

Pfizer Inc. Recalls Diflucan

New York, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Pfizer Inc. is recalling certain Diflucan (Fluconazole) injection because of a lack of assurance of sterility.

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

PRODUCT
a) Diflucan (Fluconazole) injection 400 mg NDC 0049-3436-26 (200 mL Saline Bags). Recall #D-219-1;

b) Diflucan (Fluconazole) injection 400 mg NDC 0049-3438-26 (200 mL Dextrose Bags). Recall #D-220-1.

CODE:
a) Lot no. PS102145, Exp. 10/02, 200 mL Saline Bags;
Lot PS103606, Exp. 11/02, 200 mL Saline Bags.

b) Lot PS102327, Exp. 10/02, 200 mL Dextrose Bags;
Lot PS103507, Exp. 11/02, 200 mL Dextrose Bags.

MANUFACTURER:
Baxter HealthCare Corp. Jayuya, PR.

RECALLED BY:
Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY., by letter on 5/3/01. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide.

QUANTITY:
15,251 units.

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 31, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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