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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 14, 1999

Apothecary Products, Inc. Recalls Medicap Pharmacy Peri-Colace Stool Softener With Laxative

Burnsville, MN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Apothecary Products, Inc. is recalling Medicap Pharmacy Peri-Colace Stool Softener With Laxative because of mislabeling.  The bottles actually contain 325 mg aspirin tablets.

PRODUCT
Medicap Pharmacy Peri-Colace Stool Softener With Laxative containing 100 mg of Docusate Sodium and 30 mg of Casanthranol per softgel, 100 softgels per bottle. NDC number is 56050-254-52.

Recall #D-280-9.

CODE
Lot #4985A EXP 7/00.

MANUFACTURER
Time-Cap Labs., Inc., Farmingdale, New York (Manufacturer of the bulk aspirin which was repacked and then mislabeled as Peri-Colace).

RECALLED BY
Apothecary Products, Inc., Burnsville, Minnesota (repacker), by telephone and fax on June 8, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
Undetermined.

QUANTITY
12 bottles in 2 boxes of 6 bottles each 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.