|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
December 23, 1998
Miostat (Carbachol 0.01%) Intraocular Solution, in 1.5 ml sterile
glass vials, Rx, for use for obtaining miosis during surgery.
NDC #0065002315 (United States) and 0065002310 (Canada).
All lots that remain within expiration date (84 lots).
Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas.
Manufacturer, by letters dated November 16 and 23, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Nationwide and Canada.
1,981,956 units were distributed; firm estimated that 190,000 units remained on market at
time of recall initiation.
Presence of minute borosilicate flakes.