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May 21, 2003

Leiner Health Has Recalled Fiber Drugs

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

PRODUCT
a) Fiber Tabs (Calcium polycarbophil) 625mg equivalent to
500mg polycarbophil, 250 caplet count bottles, Bulk-
Forming Fiber Laxative, Kirkland Signature brand.
Recall # D-230-3;
b) Fiber Caplets (Calcium polycarbophil) 625mg equivalent
to 500mg polycarbophil, 250 caplet count bottles, Bulk-
Forming Fiber Laxative Recall #D-231-3;
c) Fiber Lax Caplets (Calcium polycarbophil) 625mg
equivalent to 500mg polycarbophil, 90 count bottles,
Bulk-Forming Fiber Laxative. Recall #D-232-3.

CODE
a) Lot number 2HA0654;
b) Lot numbers: 2HA0768, 2HA0905 and 2HA0651;
c) Lot number: 2HA0652.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Leiner Health Products, Carson, CA, by letters on March 31, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Tablet mixup; bottles may contain acetaminophen tablets (500mg).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
15,454 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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