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September 6, 2001

Solvay Pharmaceuticals Recalls LITHOBID Slow-Release Tablets

Baudette, MN.  (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Solvay Pharmaceuticals, is recalling LITHOBID (Lithium Carbonate, USP) Slow-Release Tablets. Bottles of 100 tablets.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
D-295-1 LITHOBID (Lithium Carbonate, USP) Slow-Release Tablets Bottles of 100 tablets - The product contains lithium carbonate, USP solid-release 300 mg. tablets. Expiration Date July 2001

Codes:
Lot 90574, Expiration July 2001

REASON:
Dissolution Failure

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Baudette, MN.

RECALLED BY:
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Marietta, GA , by letter on July 25, 2001.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide

QUANTITY:
14,480 units.

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

 
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