October 3, 2002
Recall Update Purdue Frederick MS Contin Tablet
Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
MS Contin Tablets (morphine sulfate) controlled-release, 15 mg, 25 count
blister packs, 100 and 500 count bottles.
Recall # D-412-2.
5H31 (500's)Exp 7/04
5H32 (25's) Exp 7/02
5H33 (25's) Exp 7/02
5H34 (25's) Exp 7/02
5H35 (25's) Exp 7/02
5H36 (100's) Exp 7/04.
Recalling Firm: The Purdue Frederick Co., Norwalk, CT, by letters on August
Manufacturer: The P.F. Laboratories, Inc., Totowa, NJ. Firm initiated recall
Tablet mixup; 30 mg tablets may be in bottles and/or blister packs labeled
as containing 15 mg tablets.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4,571 bottles of 500's; 4,968 bottles of 100's; and 26,455 blisters of 25's.
Nationwide and the Dominican Republic.