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February 6, 2002

King Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Neosporin G.U. Irrigant Sterile

Bristol, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that King Pharmaceuticals Inc has recalled Neosporin G.U. Irrigant Sterile (Neomycin Sulfate and Polymixin B Sulfate solution for irrigation), Not for Injection, 20mL Multiple Dose Vial, Rx only.

PRODUCT
Neosporin G.U. Irrigant Sterile (Neomycin Sulfate and Polymixin B Sulfate solution for irrigation), Not for Injection, 20mL Multiple Dose Vial, Rx only, Recall # D-100-2.

CODE
Lot 9J2127, Expiration 11/2003.

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 (glassware defects).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
13,223 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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