June 21, 2001
Recall Update: Scot-Tussin Allergy and Scot-Tussin Senior Formulas Recall is
RI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Scot-Tussin Pharmacal Co. Inc. has recalled
certain SCOT-TUSSIN ALLERGY Relief Formula because it tested subpotent for
Diphenhydramine. The company has also recalled certain SCOT-TUSSIN SENIOR because it
tested superpotent for guaifenesin.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
a) SCOT-TUSSIN ALLERGY Relief Formula Clear SUGAR FREE [OTC Antihistamine]
packaged in 4 Fl Oz Bottles. Recall # D-235-1.
b) SCOT-TUSSIN SENIOR Clear Sugar Free [OTC
Expectorant, Cough Suppressant] Packaged in 4 Fl. OZ. bottles. Recall # D-236-1.
a) Lot Numbers: 980102 and 990121. Exp. Date: 1/2003;
b) Lot Number: 970113. Exp. Date: 01/2002.
SCOT-TUSSIN PHARMACAL CO., INC. Cranston, RI.
Manufacturer, by letter dated 5/29/01. Firm initiated recall is complete.
a) Allergy: 4 oz. =4918 units;
b) Senior: 4 oz.=10,166.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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