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October 21, 2001

Karuna Recalls HCL (Betaine HCl, Glutamic HCl, and Pepsin)

Clackamas, OR. (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Health Wright Products, Inc. has recalled Karuna brand HCL (Betaine HCl, Glutamic HCl, and Pepsin), 100/100mg capsules in a vial.

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

PRODUCT
Karuna brand HCL (Betaine HCl, Glutamic HCl, and Pepsin), 100/100mg capsules in a vial, Recall # F-042-2.

CODE
The lot # is stamped in black ink on the bottom right hand side of the label as follows: ?0104602 02/04?.

RECALLING FIRM/ MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:
Karuna Corporation, Novato, CA, by letter and press release on 5/17/01.

Manufacturer:
Health Wright Products, Inc. Clackamas, OR. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The product was manufactured using pepsin that American Laboratories, Inc., Omaha, NE recalled due to Salmonella contamination.

PRODUCT
63 vials (100/100mg Pepsin).

DISTRIBUTION
CA, AZ, OR, MN, and WI
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