November 21, 2002
Qualis Has Recalled Pyrethrin Lice
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Pyrethrin Lice Treatment (Piperonyl Butoxide 4% and Pyrethrum Extract
(equivalent to 0.33% Pyrethrins), Kinray Preferred Plus brand, A Creme Rinse
Application, 2 fl. oz. (59 mL) bottles, single and twin packs. Recall #
2F15A, exp. June 2004 (single unit)
2G02A, exp. July 2004 (twin pack)
2G25D, exp. July 2004 (twin pack).
Qualis, Inc., Des Moines, IA, by telephone on October 28, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Mislabeling; one active ingredient is incorrectly declared on the bottle
label as Permethrin rather than correctly as Pyrethrin.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
504 single units and 384 twin packs; 118 single packs and 245 twin packages
have been quarantined at the own-label distributor awaiting return to Qualis.