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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 5, 1999

Steris Laboratories, Inc. Recalls Chorionic Gonadotropin for Injection

Phoenix, AZ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Steris Laboratories, Inc. is recalling Chorionic Gonadotropin for Injection because of mislabeling.   The product was labeled with incorrect expiration date that was extended by one year.

PRODUCT
Chorionic Gonadotropin for Injection, USP, Lyophilized, 5,000 USP units, in 10 mL sterile multiple dose vials, under the Eveready, Steris, and Serono labels. NDC Nos.: 54548-125-10, 0402-0125-10, 44087-8005-3.

Recall #D-199-9.

CODE
Lot #96C760 EXP 3/99.

MANUFACTURER
Steris Laboratories, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter dated February 15, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Puerto Rico.

QUANTITY
15,330 vials were distributed.

 

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.