|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 8, 1998
Ascorbic Acid Injection, USP, 500 mg/2mL, in amber glass ampules,Rx, intended for
intramuscular, intravenous or subcutaneous administration, under the Schein label. NDC
Lot numbers: 96J570 EXP 8/98 and 96L790 EXP 10/98.
Steris Laboratories, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona.
Manufacturer, by letter on June 12, 1998. Firm-initiated recallongoing.
143,750 bottles of lot 96J570 and 139,975 bottles of lot 96L790were distributed.
Inconsistent physical appearance (color specification).