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September 6, 2001

Schering Corp. Recalls VANCERIL Inhalers

Kenilworth, NJ.  (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Schering Corp.  is recalling VANCERIL 42 MCG (BECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE) INHALATION AEROSOL, 16.8g -200 metered actuations per canister.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
D-294-1 VANCERIL 42 MCG (BECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE) INHALATION AEROSOL, 16.8g -200 metered actuations per canister.

CODES:
Lot No. Expiration Date
1-AMA-202 FEB 2003
1-AMA-203 FEB 2003
1-AMA-204 FEB 2003
1-AMA-205 FEB 2003

REASON:
POTENCY; Lack of assurance that canisters/product can meet specifications (high or low)

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Schering Corp. Kenilworth, NJ.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter on 7/13/2001.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing

DISTRIBUTION:
44 states nationwide.

QUANTITY:
322,644 canisters.

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

 
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