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April 17, 2002

GOJO Industries Has Recalled HAND MEDIC Antiseptic Skin Treatment

Cuyahoga Falls, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that GOJO Industries, Inc. has recalled HAND MEDIC Antiseptic Skin Treatment.

PRODUCT
HAND MEDIC Antiseptic Skin Treatment, OTC, packaged in 500 ml cartridges, and 2 oz, 4 oz, and 8 oz bottles. Active ingredient: Benzalkonium Chloride 0.1%. Recall # D-237-2.

The 500 ml cartridges are sealed poly bags inside a rectangular cardboard box, 6 per case.

All bottles are black plastic, 12 per case (2 oz & 4 oz bottles), or 6 per case (8 oz bottles).

The 500 ml cartridges, and the 4 oz and 8 oz bottles are packaged under the GOJO brand label; and the 2 oz bottles are packaged under either the GOJO brand or Pro-Link brand labels.

The product catalog numbers are as follows:
#8242-06 (500 ml cartridges); #8142-12 (2 oz); #8147-12 (4 oz).
#8145-06 (8 oz)

CODE
Lot Numbers: 165461, 166095, 166581, 166826, 167503,
168453, and 168912.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
GOJO Industries, Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, OH, by fax on March 26, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Superpotency of the active ingredient (Benzalkonium Chloride).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
9,703 cases.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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