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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 31, 1999

PRODUCT
Clinipad Antiseptic Towelette (Benzalkonium Chloride, USP 1:750, individually wrapped, 100 towelettes/folding box. Recall #D-147-9.

CODE
Lot #814188.

MANUFACTURER
Clinipad Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
Clinipad Corporation, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, by telephone on November 20, 1998, followed by letter on November 23, 1998. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington state.

QUANTITY
108 cases (10 boxes per case) were distributed.

REASON
Microbial contamination - Pseudomonas Cepacia (Burkholderia Cepacia).

 

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.