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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 25, 1998

PRODUCT
Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride Syrup, USP, in 16
ounce and 1 gallon containers, for symptomatic
relief of anxiety and tension, under the
Alpharma, Schein, Barre, and Rugby labels.

Recall #D-068-8.

CODE

Lot numbers: RA6017, RA6018, RF6315, RJ6429,
RL6634, RP6815, RS6895, RC7179, RD7245,
RD7246, RH7425, RK7583, RL7683.

MANUFACTURER

Alpharma, U.S. Pharmaceuticals Division,
Baltimore, Maryland.

RECALLED BY

Manufacturer, by letter dated January 15,
1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide.

QUANTITY

Firm estimated that 132,206 units remained in
commerce at time of recall initiation.

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.