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March 7, 2002

Gemzar (Gemcitabine HCl for Injection)

Indianapolis, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Eli Lilly & Co has recalled Gemzar (Gemcitabine HCl for Injection)1 gram, single use vial, For I.V. use only, Rx Only.

PRODUCT
Gemzar (Gemcitabine HCl for Injection)1 gram, single use vial, For I.V. use only, Rx Only. Recall # D-200-2.

CODE
Lot 5MR98M. Exp. 8/1/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, IN, by letters dated February 4, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Vial incorrectly has a vacuum and the product cannot be removed for use.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
5,644 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide, Jamaica and Qatar
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