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October 26, 1999

Various Penicillin, Ampicillin, Cefaclor, Cefazolin, Cerfuroxime, Isoflurane, Nafcillin and Oxacillin Sodium Sold Under Multiple Labels Recalled

Cherry Hill, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Marsam Pharmaceuticals is recalling various drugs because of alleged deviations in Current good manufacturing practices

This ongoing recall was initiated by the company by letters sent on July 15, 19, 21 1999, and August 17, 1999.  This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.

The recalled drugs are:

Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 10 gram vial
Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 2 gram vial
Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 1 gram vial
Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 500mg vial
Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 250 gram vial
Ampicillin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 125 gram vial

Cefaclor Capsules, USP, 250 mg
Cefaclor Capsules, USP, 500mg
Cefaclor for Oral Suspension, USP 125 mg
Cefaclor for Oral Suspension, USP 187 mg
Cefaclor for Oral Suspension, USP 250 mg
Cefaclor for Oral Suspension, USP 375 mg

Cefazolin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 20 gram
Cefazolin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 10 gram
Cefazolin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 1 gram
Cefazolin Sodium, USP, Sterile, 500 mg

Cerfuroxime Sodium, USP, Sterile, 7.5 grams
Cerfuroxime Sodium, USP, Sterile, 1.5 grams
Cerfuroxime Sodium, USP, Sterile, 750 mg

Isoflurane USP , 99.9 %, 100 and 250 mL bottles

Nafcillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 10 gram
Nafcillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 2 gram
Nafcillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 4 gram
Nafcillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 1 gram
Nafcillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 500 mg
Oxacillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 10 gram
Oxacillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 2 gram
Oxacillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 1 gram
Oxacillin Sodium for Injection, USP, 500 mg

Penicillin G Potassium for Injection, USP, 20 million units
Penicillin G Potassium for Injection, USP, 10 million units
Penicillin G Potassium for Injection, USP, 5 million units
Penicillin G Potassium for Injection, USP, 1 million units
Penicillin G Sodium for Injection, USP, 10 million units
Penicillin G sodium for Injection, USP, 5 million units
Penicillin G Sodium for Injection, USP, 1 million units.

This recall affects all lots with expiration date.  The exact number of units that have been distributed is not known, it is known that these drugs were distributed Nationwide and Canada

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA

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