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July 27, 1999

AstraZeneca Recalls M.V.I. Pediatric, Multi-Vitamins for Infusion

Westborough, MA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that AstraZeneca is recalling M.V.I. Pediatric, multi-vitamins for infusion because the folic acid and Vitamin B12 levels drop below potency specifications prior to expiration.

PRODUCT
M.V.I. Pediatric, multi-vitamins for infusion, in single dose 10 Ml vials. NDC #0186-1839-31.

Recall #D-283-9.

CODE
Lot #813011 EXP 7/99.

MANUFACTURER
Catalytica Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Greenville, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
AstraZeneca LP, Westborough, Massachusetts, by letter on July 2, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
8,392 were manufactured; firm estimated that 5-10 percent remained on market at time of recall initiation.

 

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