November 27, 2002
Astra Zeneca Has Recalled Rhinocort
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
Rhinocort Nasal Inhaler (budesonide) 7 g, 200 Metered Doses, For Nasal
Inhalation with Rhinocort Adaptor Only, Rx only. Recall # D-060-3.
Lot Number: CH300;
Exp. Date: February 28,2003.
Recalling Firm: Astra Zeneca, Wilmington, DE, by letter on November 6, 2002.
Manufacturer: 3m Health Care, Ltd,. Leicestershire, England. Firm initiated
recall is ongoing.
Defective container; inhaler may not consistently deliver acceptable spray
after the initial spray
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