Safety Alerts Saves Lives
Safety Alerts  
 
Home Privacy About Us Contact Us Change Preferences

spacer.gif (43 bytes)

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 8, 1998

PRODUCT
a) Hydrocortisone Cream, USP 1%, in one pound jars; b)Hydrocortisone Cream, USP, 2.5%, in 1 pound jars, Rx topical corticosteroid. Recall #D-180/181-8.

CODE
Lot numbers: a) 6K733; b) 6H495.

MANUFACTURER
NMC Laboratories, Glendale, New York.

RECALLED BY
Alpharma U.S. Pharmaceuticals Division, Lincolnton, NorthCarolina, by letter dated April 3, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
Approximately 5,930 units were distributed; firm estimates thatless than 200 units of Hydrocortisone Cream USP 1% and 2.5%remain on the market.

REASON
Superpotent (12 & 18 month stability).

 

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.