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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

PRODUCT
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.

CODE
Lot #96N790.

MANUFACTURER
Steris Laboratories, Phoenix, Arizona.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on June 25, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin.

QUANTITY
3,237 vials were distributed.

REASON
Manufacturing deviations (unapproved batch size).

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.