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December 28, 1999

Schering-Plough HealthCare Recalls Tinactin Antifungal Powder

Memphis, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Schering-Plough HealthCare is recalling Tinactin Antifungal Powder, in 45, 90, and 108 gram shaker bottles, because the product was found to be subpotent (stability).

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by the company by letter dated November 11, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

428,000 bottles were sold nationwide and bear the following lot numbers:

45 Gram: 8E15AAG, 8E16AG, 8E17AG, 8E18AG, 8H16AAG, 8H17AG, 8K24AAG, 8M03AG, 8N12AG
90 Gram: 8E10AG, 8E11AG, 8E13AG, 8E14AG, 8E15AG, 8E12AG 8E18AAG, 8G01AG, 8G01AAG, 8H13AG, 8H14AG, 8H15AG, 8H16AG
100 Gram: 9A06AG, 9A07AG, 9A08AG.

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

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