October 30, 2002
Alpharma Has Recalled Fluocinonide
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Fluocinonide Cream USP, 0.05%, Rx only, 15g (0.53oz), 30g (1.1oz), and 60g
(2.2oz) tubes. Recall # D-029-3.
Lot#: L106046, L106047, L106048, L108101, L108102, L108103, L110094,
L110095, L110096, L202079.
Alpharma Uspd, Inc., Lincolnton, NC, by letters on September 30, 2002. Firm
initiated recall is ongoing.
Product exceeded specification for degradant level (18 month stability).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
63852 units, various sizes.