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March 29, 2002

Med-Mart Has Recalled Pharmacy compounded Inhalation solutions

Bakersfield, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Med-Mart Pharmacy has recalled Pharmacy compounded Inhalation solutions in 3 mL plastic squeeze dispensers.

PRODUCT
Pharmacy compounded Inhalation solutions in 3 mL plastic squeeze dispensers as follows:
a) Albuterol 2.5 mg/Ipratropium 0.5 mg/Dexamethasone 0.4 mg/3ml,
Recall # D-207-2;
b) Albuterol 2.0 mg/Ipratropium 0.5 mg/3ml, Recall # D-208-2;
c) Albuterol 2.5 mg/Cromolyn 20 mg/3ml, Recall # D-209-2;
d) Albuterol 1.0 mg/Ipratropium 0.5 mg/3ml, Recall # D-210-2;
e) Albuterol 5.0 mg/Ipratropium 0.5 mg/3ml. Recall # D-211-2.

CODE
a) Lot: 112001BAID;
b) Lot: 112601CAI;
c) Lot: 112601LAC;
d) Lot: 112601NAI;
e) Lot: 112801DAI.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Med-Mart Pharmacy, Bakersfield, CA, by telephone on December 10 and by letters on December 27, 2001. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Microbial contamination (Serratia species bacteria).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4,200 units.

DISTRIBUTION
CA and CO
.

 
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