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February 6, 2002

Scandipharm Has Recalled Canasa, Mesalamine Suppositories

Birmingham, AL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Scandipharm, Inc. has recalled Canasa, Mesalamine Suppositories, 500 mg, 30 suppository unit carton, For Rectal Use Only, Rx only.

PRODUCT
Canasa, Mesalamine Suppositories, 500 mg, 30 suppository unit carton, For Rectal Use Only, Rx only, Recall # D-104-02.

CODE
1C057 and 1C058.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Scandipharm, Inc., Birmingham, AL, by letter dated Jan. 3, 2002.
Manufacturer: Axcan Pharma, Quebec, CA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Dissolution Failure (6 month stability station).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3220 boxes of 30 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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