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October 17, 2002

Recall Update Portage Pharmacy Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Methylprednisolone Acetate for Injection,
40 mg/mL,1 ml, single dose vial. Recall # D-004-3;
b) Methylprednisolone Acetate for Injection,
80 mg/mL,1 ml, single dose vial. Recall # D-005-3;
c) Baclofen for Injection, Preservative-Free,
2 mg/mL,10 mL vial. Recall # D-006-3;
d) Baclofen for Injection, Preservative-Free,
50 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial. Recall # D-007-3;
e) Baclofen for Injection, Preservative-Free,
500 mcg/mL,20 mL vial. Recall # D-008-3.

CODE
All lot codes are under recall.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Portage Pharmacy (aka Innovative Professional Services), Portage, MI, by fax on June 17, 2002. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Microbial contamination; Penicillium mold, Methylobacterium, and/or Mycobacterium chelonae.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approx. 791 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
MI.

 
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