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September 4, 2002

Schering Corpration Has Recalled Nasonex Nasal Spray

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

PRODUCT
Nasonex Nasal Spray (mometasone furoate monohydrate) 50 mcg, Net Contents: 17 g, 120 Metered Sprays, FOR INTRANASAL USE ONLY. Rx only. Recall # D-400-2.

CODE
1-KTL-147 Exp. date 3.03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Schering Corpration, Kenilworth, NJ, by fax on an unknown date and by letters on August 12, 2002.
Manufacturer: Schering-Plough Products, Inc., Manati, Puerto Rico. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Defective container; missing part in actuator may cause a narrow stream of product to be dispensed rather than a fine spray

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
295,620 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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