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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
December 16, 1998

PRODUCT
a) Arthoflex Max Topical Pain Relief for Arthritis, Joints & Sore Muscles, (Capsaicin 0.25%), 1.5 and 3.0 ounce plastic tubes; b) Arthroflex, Topical pain relief gel-external (Capsaicin 0.025%), in 2 ounce plastic tubes. Recall #D-035/036-9.

CODE
Lot numbers: a) 0808G, 0198G, 0178G, 0408G, 0168G, 0158G, 0218G, 3447G; b) 2897, 1717, 12297, 12097, 1267.

MANUFACTURER
Panef Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on November 24, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
123,000 tubes were distributed.

REASON
Subpotent.

 

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.