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June 21, 2001

Recall Update: Scot-Tussin Allergy and Scot-Tussin Senior Formulas Recall is Complete

Cranston, 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.

PRODUCT
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.

CODES:
a) Lot Numbers: 980102 and 990121. Exp. Date: 1/2003;

b) Lot Number: 970113. Exp. Date: 01/2002.

MANUFACTURER:
SCOT-TUSSIN PHARMACAL CO., INC. Cranston, RI.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter dated 5/29/01. Firm initiated recall is complete.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide.

QUANTITY:
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.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers June 21, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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