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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 17, 1999

PRODUCT
Lorazepam Tablets, USP, 2mg, in 100 tablet bottles, Rx antianxiety agent. NDC #52544-242-01. Recall #D-132-9.

CODE
Lot #PC-1163.

MANUFACTURER
Watson Laboratories, Inc., Subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Miami, Florida.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on February 25, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
21,459 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Misbranding - Product bears incorrect expiration date of February 2001; exceeding the true date of February 2000.

 

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