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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
October 7, 1998

PRODUCT
Tricosal (Salicylic Acid 750 mg) Tablets, in 100 tablet bottles, Rx used for pain relief, under the Qualitest and Vintage label. Recall #D-247-8.

CODE
Lot #078037A.

MANUFACTURER
Vintage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter dated April 17, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
2,826 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Product failed to meet dissolution specifications.

 

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.