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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 12, 1998

PRODUCT
Penicillin-VK, Penicillin V Potassium Powder for Oral Solution, 125 mg (200,000 U) per 5 mL, in 100 mL bottles, under the Biocraft label, Rx, used for the treatment of mild to moderately severe infections due to penicillin-G sensitive microorganisms. Recall #D-211-8.

CODE
Lot #39286 EXP 1/99.

MANUFACTURER
Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., Elmwood Park, New Jersey.

RECALLED BY
TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Sellersville, Pennsylvania, by letter on June 8, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
14,256 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Stability - data may not support labeled expiration date.

 

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