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October 24, 2002

Recall Update: Portage Pharmacy Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Testosterone Cypionate for Injection, 200 mg/mL,
1 mL, 5 mL and 10 mL vials. Recall # D-010-3;
b) Hyaluronidase for Injection, 25 Units/mL, 1 mL vial
(Preservative free). Recall # D-011-3;
c) Hyaluronidase for injection, 150 Units/mL, 1 mL and 5 mL
vials (preservative-free), FOR OFFICE, CLINIC, OR
HOSPITAL USE ONLY. Recall # D-012-3;
d) Hyaluronidase for Injection 150 Units/mL, 10 mL
multi-dose vial for injection, FOR OFFICE, CLINIC, OR
HOSPITAL USE ONLY. Recall # D-013-3;
e) Betamethasone for Injection 6 mg/mL 1 mL vial or 5 mL
multi-dose vial, For Office, Clinic, or Hospital Use
Only. Recall # D-014-3;
f) Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Long-acting IM Injection,
250 mg/ml, 5 ml vial. Recall # D-015-3;
g) Furosemide for Injection, 10 mg/mL, 4 mL and 10 mL
vials. Recall # D-016-3;
h) Estrone for Injection, 5 mg/mL, (Multiple-dose vial),
5 mL vials. Recall # D-017-3;
i) Prostaglandin E1 for Injection, 20 mcg/mL, 10 mL vials.
Recall # D-018-3;
j) Papaverine 30 mg/mL, phentolamine 0.5 mg/mL and
prostaglandin E1 10 mcg/mL for Injection, Store in
Refrigerator, 10 ml vials. Recall # D-019-3;
k) Corticotropin LA for Injection, 80 Units/mL, Refrigerate
Product, 5 mL vials. Recall # D-020-3;
l) Meperidine for Injection, 25 mg/mL, 1 mL vial
(preservative-free). Recall # D-021-3;
m) Meperidine for Injection, 50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial
(preservative-free). Recall # D-022-3;
n) Estradiol Cypionate/Testosterone Cypionate for
Injection, 4mg/100 mg/mL, 10 mL Multiple-dose vial.
Recall # D-023-3;
o) Estradiol Cypionate for Injection, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL
Multiple-dose vial. Recall # D-024-3;
p) Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate 3% Solution for Injection,
10 mL Multiple-dose vial. Recall # D-025-3;
q) Triamcinolone Acetonide for Injection, 4 mg/mL, 10 mL
Multiple-dose vial, For Office, Clinic, or Hospital
Use Only. Recall # D-026-3;
r) Phenol for Injection, 5%, 5 mL vials. Recall # D-027-3;
s) Progesterone in Sesame Oil for Injection, 50 mg/mL,
10 mL Multiple-dose vial. Recall # D-028-3.

CODE
All lot codes for all products.

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

REASON
Lack of assurance of sterility.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approx. 175 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
MI.

 
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