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April 23, 2003

Lilly, Eli Has Recalled GEMZAR

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

PRODUCT

GEMZAR (Gemcitabine HCl For Injection),1 g equivalent to base, For I.V. use only, Sterile, Single Use Vial, Rx only , VIAL No. 7502. Recall # D-216-3.

CODE
Lot# 5NG55M.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Lilly, Eli & Co., Indianapolis, IN, by letters issued on March 20, 2003. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Lack of assurance of sterility (cracked vials).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
112,210.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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