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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 30, 1999

Mission Pharmacal Company Recalls Supac Analgesic Tablets

San Antonio, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Mission Pharmacal Company (MPC) is recalling Supac Analgesic Tablets because of Free Salicylic Acid values exceed USP limit and/or content uniformity failures for caffeine.

PRODUCT
Supac Analgesic Tablets (Acetaminophen 160 mg, Aspirin 230 mg, Caffeine 33 mg), in 100 and 1,000 tablet bottles, OTC analgesic. NDC Numbers: 0178 0100 01 and 0178 0100 10.

Recall #D-275-9.

CODE (Lot Numbers and Expiration Date)
6A12 January 19996
G53 July 19997
F14 June 2000
7K72 October 20008
D63 October 1999.

MANUFACTURER
Mission Pharmacal Company (MPC), San Antonio, Texas.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter dated April 6, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
7,703 100-tablet bottles and 784 1,000-tablet bottles were distributed.

 

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.