August 23, 2001Cortizone 10 Plus Creme Recalled
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
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
Pfizer Inc., Parsippany, NJ
Warner Lambert Consumer Health Care/Pfizer, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ, by letter on May 25,
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.