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January 17, 2002

Leiner Health Products Ferrous Sulfate Tablets Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Ferrous Sulfate Tablets, 325 mg. (Dietary Supplement) under the Eckerd, H.E.B., Longs, Nature's Valley, Sav-on Osco by Albertson's and Ultima labels. The product is packed in 60 and 100 tablet blister strips in a carton, Recall # F-120-2.

CODE
Lot Numbers OD01649, OF02547, OMB0627, OM02553, OM03538, OD01649, OF02547, OH02400, 1CA2142, OH02400, OMB0628, OF02546, OMB1226, OKB1115, OMB0629.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Leiner Health Products, Inc. Carson, CA, by letter on May 16, 2001.

Manufacturer: Leiner Health Products, Inc. Fort Mill, SC.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The product is misbranded since it lists an incorrect tablet strength on the inner blister packs.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
130,380 cartons.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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