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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

PRODUCT
Elta Swiss Skin Cream in 16 ounce and 28 ounce
plastic containers.

Recall #D-109-8.

CODE

Lot numbers: 7606 (16 oz), 7607 (28 oz).

MANUFACTURER

Swiss American Products, Inc., Dallas, Texas.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letters dated January 12, 1998, and February 15, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide.

QUANTITY

58 16-ounce containers and 168 28-ounce containers
were distributed; firm estimated that 20 16-ounce
and 25 28-ounce containers remained on market at
time of recall initiation.

REASON

Short weight fill (lot 7607 only) and unapproved
drug claims. (Note: Both lots bore unapproved
drug claims, labeling issued for correction,
product itself not recalled (lot 7606)).

 

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.