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February 6, 2002

King Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Cortisporin Opthalmic Suspension Sterile (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Opthalmic Suspension, USP

Bristol, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that King Pharmaceuticals Inc has recalled Cortisporin Opthalmic Suspension Sterile (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Opthalmic Suspension,USP), 7.5 mL Drop Dose, Rx only.

PRODUCT
Cortisporin Opthalmic Suspension Sterile (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Opthalmic Suspension,USP), 7.5 mL Drop Dose, Rx only, Recall # D-099-2.

CODE
Codes:
Lot Number Expiration
0A1319 1/2002
0A1320 1/2002
0A1321 1/2002
0A1322 1/2002
0A1323 2/2002
0A1324 2/2002
0A1326 4/2002
0A1327 4/2002
0B1437 4/2002
0D1923 6/2002
0D1924 6/2002
0D1925 6/2002
0E2048 6/2002
0E2049 6/2002
0E2051 6/2002
9J1934 12/2001
9J1935 12/2001
9J1936 12/2001
0G2333 8/2002
0G2334 8/2002
0G2415 9/2002
0I1399 10/2002
0I1400 11/2002
0I1401 11/2002
0I1402 11/2002
0I1403 11/2002
0I1404 11/2002
0I1405 11/2002
0I1406 1/2003
0J1619 1/2003
0J1620 2/2003
0J1622 4/2003

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
693,718 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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