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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
November 18, 1998

PRODUCT
Mylanta Maximum Strength - Cherry Liquid Antacid (Aluminum Hydroxide 400 mg/Magnesium Hydroxide 400 mg/Simethicone 40 mg), sold in 24 ounce bottles. Recall #D-020-9.

CODE
Lot numbers: APF015, BAF048, BDF010, BCF013.

MANUFACTURER
Johnson & Johnson/Merck Consumer Pharmaceutical Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

RECALLED BY
Johnson & Johnson/Merck Consumer Pharmaceutical Company, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, by letter mailed on September 28, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
Undetermined.

REASON
Product is mislabed - The back label incorrectly declares simethicone as "0" mg, Not 40 mg.

 

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.