|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
October 23, 1998PRODUCT
Natacyn Sterile Ophthalmic Suspension (Natamycin Ophthalmic Suspension, USP), 5%
Anti-Fungal Ophthalmic Suspension, in 15 ml glass bottles with sterile dropper assemblies,
Rx for topical ophthalmic administration. NDC #0065-0645-15. Recall #D-001-9.
Lot numbers: ADM7 EXP 11/30/98, AH36 EXP 5/31/99, AH9D EXP 8/31/99.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas.
Manufacturer, by letter dated September 1, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
5,972 units were distributed; FDA estimates very little, if any product remains on the
Contamination - Some units may contain particles from the lining (glass) of a