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September 27,2002

Schering-Plough Has Recalled Correctol Stimulant Laxative

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

PRODUCT
a) Correctol Stimulant Laxative Tablet (Bisacodyl) 5 mg, Comfort-
Coated, box of 10, 30, 60, 75 and 90 Tablets. Recall # D-418-2;
b) Correctol Stimulant Laxative Caplet (Bisacodyl) 5 mg, Comfort-
Coated, box of 30. Recall # D-419-2.

CODE
Item Code Description Lot Numbers
07299-17 Correctol Tablets 5 mg (90 count) 1LFK9902
07296-18 Correctol Tablets 5 mg (30 count) 1LFK9008
07300-17 Correctol Caplets 5 mg (30 count) 0CCT1, 0CCT2.

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; failures at the one hour test time (stability).

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

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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