June 4, 2003
The Purdue Frederick Company Has
Recalled Senokot Granules
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following
Senokot Granules (standardized senna concentrate), Natural Vegetable
Laxative, 15mg sennosides in each teaspoon, 6 oz and 12 oz bottles. Recall #
Lot No. RR61 exp. 10/2007; RA02 exp. 10/2007; RA11 exp. 10/2007.
The Purdue Frederick Company, Stamford, CT, by telephone on April 15, 2003,
and by letters on April 25, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Mold contamination-Inactive ingredient-Malt syrup lot used in granule
manufacturing had expired and was later found to contain surface mold.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4,296 - 6oz. bottles; 2,419 - 12 oz. bottles.