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November 27, 2002

Astra Zeneca Has Recalled Rhinocort Nasal Inhaler

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

PRODUCT
Rhinocort Nasal Inhaler (budesonide) 7 g, 200 Metered Doses, For Nasal Inhalation with Rhinocort Adaptor Only, Rx only. Recall # D-060-3.

CODE
Lot Number: CH300;
Exp. Date: February 28,2003.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Astra Zeneca, Wilmington, DE, by letter on November 6, 2002.
Manufacturer: 3m Health Care, Ltd,. Leicestershire, England. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Defective container; inhaler may not consistently deliver acceptable spray after the initial spray

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
90,540 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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