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April 28, 1999Schein Pharmaceutical Brand Valproic Acid Capsules Recalled
Schein Pharmaceutical brand Valproic Acid Capsules, USP, 250 mg, in 100 capsule bottles,
Rx antiepileptic agent. NDC #0364-0822-01.
Lot numbers: 93502, 93504, 93505,93694 with expiration date of 11/00.
International Labs, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida (repacker/responsible firm).
R.P. Scherer Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida, by telephone on March 18, 1999,
followed by fax on March 19, 1999, and courier delivery on March 22, 1999. Firm-initiated
39,728 bottles were distributed.
Mislabeling - One bottle was found lacking any immediate bottle label.