|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 24, 1999
Mapap Tablets, Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) 325 mg, in 1000tablet bottles, OTC labeled
as an aspirin free pain reliever,distributed by Major Pharmaceuticals. NDC
Lot #98M422 EXP 12/01.
PDK Laboratories, Inc., Hauppauge, New York.
Manufacturer, by letters faxed on February 18, 1999, and mailedon February 23, 1999.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Indiana and California.
2,797 bottles were distributed; firm estimated that 1,327 bottlesremained on market at
time of recall initiation.
Tablet mix-up - Some acetaminophen 500 mg tablets were mixed inbottles of 325 mg tablets.