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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

PRODUCT
ARTH-Rx (Methyl Nicotinate 0.5% Capsaicin
0.025%) Topical Analgesic Lotion, in 3 ounce
units, for the temporary relief of minor aches
and pains of muscles and joints.

Recall #D-077-8.

CODE

All lots on the market.

MANUFACTURER

Phillips Pharmatech Labs, Inc., Largo, Florida
(responsible firm).

RECALLED BY

Phillips Gulf Corporation, Largo, Florida, by
letter dated December 12, 1997. Firm-initiated
recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Texas,
Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, California.

QUANTITY

12,456 bottles were distributed.

REASON

Product fails to bear an expiration date.

 

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.