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March 29, 2002

Aventis Pharmaceuticals Allegra Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Allegra tablets (fexofenadine HCl) 60 mg., 2-tablet blister
packages (30-ct. boxes)physician samples, Rx Only
The responsible firm on the label is Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc., Kansas
City, MO. Recall # D-212-2.

CODE
Lot 1027124, exp. 2/3/03
Lot 1027842, exp. 2/3/03
Lot 1028789, exp. 2/4/03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Kansas City, MO, by e-mail dated July 3, 2001. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Product was not manufactured in conformance with its New Drug Application (NDA) specifications, lacking particle size and friability testing

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
117,071/30-ct. boxes.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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