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April 30, 2003

New England Compounding Center Has Recalled Betamethasone

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

PRODUCT
a) Betamethasone Repository Injection, 6 mg/mL, 2, 5 and
10mL glass vials, Rx. Recall # D-227-3;
b) Betamethasone Repository (PF) Injection, 6 mg/mL, 2, 5
and 10mL glass vials, Rx. Recall # D-228-3.

CODE
a) Lot Number: 12102002@11, 09172002@1, 10012002@5,
10212002@10, 10282002@8, 11162002@1, 11262002@6,
12192002@19, 01022003@23, 01072003@12, 01102003@3,
01162003@7;
b) Lot Numbers: 01022003@24, 01282003@1.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
New England Compounding Center, Framingham, MA, by telephone on February 21, 2003, and letters on February 28, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Subpotent.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 4,362 vials;
b) 479 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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