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May 23, 2002

Ecolab Medical products Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
a) Endure 420 Cida-Stat Foam (chlorhexidine gluconate) 2%, 27 oz (800 mL) bottles. Recall # D-257-2;
b) Endure 420 Cida-Stat Surgical Scrub/Healthcare Personnel Hand Wash (chlorhexidine gluconate) 2%, 4 oz, 18 oz and 1000 mL bottles. Recall # D-258-2;
c) Endure 400 Scrub-Stat 4 Surgical Scrub (chlorhexidine
gluconate) 4%, 18 oz and 1000 mL bottles. Recall # D-259-2;
d) Dial Surgical Scrub (chlorhexidine gluconate) 4% Antimicrobial Solution, 4 oz and 1 gallon bottles. Recall # D-260-2.

CODE
a) Lots: L011291, L021291, L041291, L092901 and L111601;
b) Lot L091501;
c) Lot L083191;
d) Lot L083191;

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Ecolab Inc., Huntington, IN, by letters on January 24, 2002. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Subpotent for chlorhexidine gluconate (stability).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3700 cases/12-800 ml. bottles per case.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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