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June 21, 2001

Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets Recalled

Carson, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Leiner Health Products, Inc. has recalled certain Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets because of dissolution failure (18 month stability).

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

PRODUCT
Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 325 mg. under the Pharmacist Formula and Hannaford labels in 100 tablet bottles.

Recall # D-237-1.

CODES:
Lot 0A01453.

MANUFACTURER:
LNK International Hauppauge, NY.

RECALLED BY:
Leiner Health Products, Inc., Carson, CA, by letter on 5/16/01. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
FL, IL, MD, ME, VT, and VA.

QUANTITY:
18,888 bottles.

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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