|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 25, 1998
Elta Swiss Skin Cream in 16 ounce and 28 ounce
Lot numbers: 7606 (16 oz), 7607 (28 oz).
Swiss American Products, Inc., Dallas, Texas.
Manufacturer, by letters dated January 12, 1998, and February 15, 1998.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
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.
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)).