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May 21, 2003

Purdue Frederic Has Recalled Senokot-S Tablets

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

PRODUCT
Senokot-S Tablets (Docusate sodium 50mg and Sennosides 8.6mg) Natural Vegetable Laxative plus Softener,
Standardized Senna Concentrate and Docusate Sodium, blisterpack of 4 tablets, Professional Samples: Not
for Sale. Recall # D-224-3.

CODE
Lot JV31, Exp. 01/04;
Lot JV41, Exp. 01/04;
Lot MA11, Exp. 06/04.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
The Purdue Frederick Company, Stamford, CT, via voicemail on March 11, 2003, and follow-up letter on March
21, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mislabeled; Labeling does not indicate dosage instructions for children under 2 years of age.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
924,279.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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