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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 7, 1999

Marsam Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recalls Heparin Sodium Injection

PRODUCT
Heparin Sodium Injection, USP, 1000 units/mL, in 5mL ampul, for IV or SC use, Rx anticoagulant. NDC #0209-4220-14. Recall #D-156-9.

CODE
Lot #9703043 EXP 03/2000.

MANUFACTURER
Marsam Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on December 10, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
19,925 units were distributed.

REASON
Particulate matter.

 

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