|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 24, 1999
Aspirin Tablets, USP, Chewable, Orange Flavored, 81 mg(1-1/4 grain), in 100 tablets (10 x
10 blister cards), NDC #62584-645-01, and 750 tablets (25 x 30 blister cards), NDC
#62584-645-33. Recall #D-135-9.
Lot numbers: 4363C, 5542B, 6191A, 6192A, 8034B, 8716B, 4363B,5542A, 6191B, 6192B, 6192C,
8034A, 8276, 8716A, and 9315.
LNK International, Inc, Hauppauge, New York.
AmeriSource Health Services Corporation, doing business asAmerican Health Packaging,
Columbus, Ohio (repacker/responsible firm), by letter on March 2, 1999. Firm-initiated
Texas, Idaho, Kentucky, Florida, Arizona, Massachusetts, NewJersey, Wisconsin,
Pennsylvania, Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma, NewYork, Illinois.
881 units of 25 blister cards X 30 tablets, and 27,558 units of10 blister cards X 10
tablets were distributed; firm estimated that 654 units (25 X 30) and 20,874 units (10 X
10) remained indistribution channels at time of recall initiation.
Stability - Out of specification for percent (%) free salicylic acid.