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May 29, 2002

Recall Update: Sonar Products Ointment and Gel Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Ziox Ointment (papain-urea-chlorophyllin copper complex sodium) 30 gram tube, Rx only. Recall # D-276-2;
b) Kovia Ointment (papain-urea), 30 gram tube, Rx only.
Recall # D-277-2;
c) Nuquin HP 4% Gel (hydroquinone USP, 4%), 1/2 oz and 1 oz tubes, Rx only. Recall # D-278-2.

CODE
a) Lot #5075 Exp. 6/2003;
b) Lot #5041 Exp. 6/2002;
c) Lot #5015 Exp. 9/2002.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sonar Products Inc., Carlstadt, NJ, by letter on March 6, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Subpotent: Ziox and Kovia Ointment for papain and Nuquin 4% for padimate-
o and dioxybenzone.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 9,648 x 30g tubes;
b) 51,201 x 30g tubes;
c) 4,731 x 30g tubes, 2,537 x 15 g tubes.

DISTRIBUTION
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