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September 27,2002

Schering-Plough Has Recalled Correctol Stimulant

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
a) Correctol Stimulant Laxative Tablet (Bisacodyl) Comfort-
Coated, 5 mg, box of 10, 30, 60, 75 and 90. Recall # D-409-2;
b) Correctol Stimulant Laxative Caplet (Bisacodyl) Comfort-
Coated, 5 mg, box of 30. Recall # D-410-2.

CODE
Description Lot Number
Expiration date
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 0-LFK-81
07/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 0-LFK-100
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 0-LFK-103
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 0-LFK-202
11/30/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 0-LFK-204
11/30/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 1-LFK-3
12/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (10 count) 1-LFK-33
05/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 0-LFK-104
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9001
07/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9003
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9004
07/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9007
11/30/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9009
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9010
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9011
05/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1-LFK-9906
12/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 0-LFK-96
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 0-LFK-203
11/30/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 1-LFK-9602
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count + 15 bonus) 1-LFK-9601
10/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count + 15 bonus) 1-LFK-9604
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 1-LFK-12
12/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 1-LFK-25
05/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 1-LFK-28
05/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (60 count) 1-LFK-39
06/30/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9901
07/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9903
07/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9904
12/31/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9905
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9906
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9907
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-9908
01/31/03
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1-LFK-1
11/30/02
Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 0-LFK-105
10/31/02
Correctol Caplets 5 mg (30 count) 0-CCT-101
10/31/03

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Cleveland, TN, by letter dated July 22, 2002.
Manufacturer: Schering Laboratories, Kenilworth, NJ.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Disintegration; test data may not be supportive of expiration date.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
5,312,274 packages.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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