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November 15, 2001

Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 8 hour tablets

Cleveland, TN  (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Schering Plough Healthcare Products is recalling Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 8 hour tablets, Chlorphenirmaine maleate, 8 mg per tablet, 15 tablets, blister packaged.

This is the first public notice of this Class llI recall issued by the FDA.

PRODUCT
Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 8 hour tablets, Chlorphenirmaine maleate, 8 mg per tablet, 15 tablets, blister packaged. The product is labeled in part:

Chlor-Trimeton Antihistamine Allergy 8 Hour 15 tablets Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. Memphis, TN. Inside each carton is a foil blister of fifteen (15) tablets labeled in part: Chlor-Trimeton 8 Hour Allergy Tablets 7-CC-2 EXP 1/02 Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. Memphis, TN

Recall #D-025-2

CODE
Lot No. 7-CC-2, Expiration January 2002.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Recalling Firm:
Schering Plough Healthcare Products, Cleveland, TN, by letter dated October 5, 2001.

Manufacturer:
Schering Laboratories Kenilworth, NJ. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Dissolution Failure at 2 hour test time (Stability 50th month).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
154,404.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Puerto Rico
.

 
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