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August 2, 2001

Re/Neph HP/HC and Re/Neph FREE, HP/HC Renal Supplements Recalled

Columbus, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Inc. is recalling certain Re/Neph HP/HC and Re/Neph FREE, HP/HC Renal Supplements because of a product mix up.

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

PRODUCT:
a) Re/Neph HP/HC, Vanilla Flavored Renal Supplement. CODE: #692726L01, exp date 9/29/01, Stock Code 60020.  RECALL NUMBER: F-444-1

b) Re/Neph FREE, HP/HC, No Sugar Added Lactose Free, Vanilla Flavored Renal Supplement. ) CODE: #730186L02, exp date 2/1/02, Stock Code 60011.  RECALL NUMBER: F-445-1

Both products are packaged under the NutraBalance label, in 4 oz cardboard cartons, and sold frozen.

REASON:
a) The cartons actually contain Re/Neph Free HP/HC product.
b) The cartons actually contain Re/Neph HP/HC product.

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., Anderson, IN

RECALL BY:
Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Inc., Columbus, OH

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing

DISTRIBUTION:
PA, TN, MN, KY, MI, TX, NY, OH, FL, NJ, MO, IN, and SC.

QUANTITY:
939 Cases

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 August 2, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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