October 21, 2001Karuna Recalls HCL (Betaine HCl, Glutamic
HCl, and Pepsin)
Clackamas, OR. (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Health Wright Products,
Karuna brand HCL (Betaine
HCl, Glutamic HCl, and Pepsin), 100/100mg capsules in a vial.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
Karuna brand HCL (Betaine HCl, Glutamic HCl, and Pepsin), 100/100mg capsules
in a vial, Recall # F-042-2.
The lot # is stamped in black ink on the bottom right hand side of the label
as follows: ?0104602 02/04?.
RECALLING FIRM/ MANUFACTURER
Karuna Corporation, Novato, CA, by letter and press release on 5/17/01.
Health Wright Products, Inc. Clackamas, OR. Firm initiated recall is
The product was manufactured using pepsin that American Laboratories, Inc.,
Omaha, NE recalled due to Salmonella contamination.
63 vials (100/100mg Pepsin).
CA, AZ, OR, MN, and WI.