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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 5, 1998

PRODUCT
Geneva Pharmaceuticals brand Methocarbamol Tablets, USP, Rx skeletal muscle relaxant: a) 500 mg, in 500 tablets bottles, NDC #0781-1760-05; b) 750 mg, in bottles of 100, NDC #0781-1750-01, in bottles of 500, NDC #0781-1750-05. Recall #D-204/205-8.

CODE
Lots numbers: a) 90940; b) 90620, 90702, 90803, 91209, 90802, 90817, 90935, 91002, 91172.

MANUFACTURER
Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Broomfield, Colorado.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on July 8, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
a) 1,307,500 tablets; b) 7,444,700 tablets were distributed.

REASON
Tablets may contain metal particle contamination.

 

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