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August 23, 2001

Cortizone 10 Plus Creme Recalled

Parsippany, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Pfizer Inc. is recalling Cortizone 10 Plus Creme because the product is cross-contaminated with the firm's Ben-Gay Product. (Methyl Salicylate, Menthol and Camphor.)

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
D-277-1, Cortizone 10 Plus (1% hydrocortisone) Creme, 1 and 2 ounce tubes

CODE: 3 lots involved:
2 oz --- 2400453, exp. 7/2002
1 oz --- 2400452, exp. 7/2002
1 oz --- 2400470, exp. 7/2002

MANUFACTURER:
Pfizer Inc., Parsippany, NJ

RECALLED BY:
Warner Lambert Consumer Health Care/Pfizer, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ, by letter on May 25, 2001

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide

QUANTITY:
441,336 tubes

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

 
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