|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 5, 1998
Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP, 0.5%, in 15 gram tubes, Rx topical corticosteroid. NDC
#49158-141-20. Recall #D-210-8.
Lot numbers: M267 EXP 1/2002, K910 EXP 6/2001.
Thames Pharmacal Company, Ronkonkoma, New York.
Manufacturer, by letter faxed on July 2, 1998, followed by telephone. Firm-initiated
New York, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Puerto Rico.
28,116 units of lot M267 and 1,641 units of lot K910 were distributed.
Mispackaging - Some tubes of 0.1% cream were packaged into cartons labeled as 0.5%.