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February 6, 2002

King Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Cortisporin Otic Suspension Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone OTIC Solution USP

Bristol, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that King Pharmaceuticals Inc has recalled Cortisporin Otic Suspension Sterile (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Suspension), 10mL with sterilized dropper, For use in ears only, Rx only.

PRODUCT
Cortisporin Otic Suspension Sterile (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Suspension), 10mL with sterilized dropper, For use in ears only, Rx only, Recall # D-097-2.

CODE
Lot 0B1436 (Expiration 3/2002) and 0I1407 (Expiration
(11/2002).

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: King Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bristol, TN, by letter dated Dec. 18, 2001.
Manufacturer: DSM Catalytica Pharmaceuticals, Greenville, NC.Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Lack of assurance of sterility.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
109,559 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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