|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 12, 1998
Meperidine Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 100 mg/mL, in 20 mL vials, Rx, sterile
narcotic analgesic for intramuscular, subcutaneous, or slow intravenous injection, under
the Steris and Schein labels. NDC# 0402-0948-20; NDC #0364-3027-55. Recall #D-212-8.
Steris Laboratories, Phoenix, Arizona.
Manufacturer, by letter on June 25, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri,
Mississippi, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin.
3,237 vials were distributed.
Manufacturing deviations (unapproved batch size).