|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 28, 1999Spectrum Quality Products Recalls Liothyronine Sodium
Liothyronine Sodium, USP, bulk powder, Rx, packaged in 250 mg, 1g, and 5g units,
for further manufacture or prescription compounding by pharmacies. Recall #D-187-9.
Lot numbers: ML0014, NJ0033, NF0248, and NF0301.
Medisca, Inc., Plattsburgh, New York (domestic supplier bulk drug); Topchem S.R.L.,
Milano, Italy (foreign bulk drug supplier).
Spectrum Quality Products, Gardena, California, by certified mail and telephone beginning
March 9, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, New
Mexico, New York, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin.
13 250-mg bottles; 11 1-g bottles; 2 5-g bottles were distributed.
Misbranded - Product is actually levothyroxine not liothyronine sodium as labeled