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July 23, 2003

Albers Medical Distributors Has Recalled LIPITOR Tablets

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

PRODUCT
a) LIPITOR Tablets (ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM) 10 mg, 90
Tablets, Rx only. Recall # D-268-3;
b) LIPITOR Tablets (ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM) 20 mg, 90
Tablets, Rx only. Recall # D-269-3.

CODE
a) Lot 12912V, Exp. 10/04; Lot 12912V 1, Exp. 10/04;
Lot 12912V 2, Exp. 10/04; Lot 12912V 3, Exp. 10/04;
Lot 04132V 1, Exp. 01/04; Lot 04132V 2, Exp. 01/04;
Lot 04132V 3, Exp. 01/04; Lot 04132V 4, Exp. 01/04;
Lot 04132V 5, Exp. 01/04; Lot 04132V 6, Exp. 01/04;
Lot 04132V 7, Exp. 01/04; Lot 10772V 1, Exp. 05/04;
Lot 10772U 1, Exp. 05/04; Lot 12542V 1, Exp. 05/04;
Lot 2072V 1, Exp. 09/04; Lot 20722V 1, Exp. 09/04;
Lot 20722V 2, Exp. 09/04; Lot 20722V 3, Exp. 09/04;
Lot 20722V 4, Exp. 09/04; Lot 16942V, Exp. 09/04;
Lot 16942V 1, Exp. 09/04; Lot 16942V 2, Exp. 09/04;
Lot 16942V 3, Exp. 09/04; Lot 16942V 4, Exp. 09/04;
Lot 437023 1, Exp. 02/05;
b) Lot 027049D, Exp. 02/04; Lot D27048 1, Exp. 02/04;
Lot D27049 1, Exp. 02/04; Lot 511022 1, Exp. 06/04;
Lot 511022 2, Exp. 06/04; Lot 0511022 3, Exp. 06/04.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Albers Medical Distributors, Kansas City, MO, by letters on May 22, 2003, June 4, 2003 and June 9, 2003.
Manufacturer: Unknown at this time. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Counterfeit product.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approx 174,955/90-tablet bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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