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August 6, 2003

Recall Update: Alpharma USPD CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE TOPICAL SOLUTION, USP, 0.05%, (0.5 mg/g), Rx Only, 25 mL (0.85 FL OZ) and 50 mL (1.7 FL OZ) plastic bottles. Recall # D-276-3.

CODE
Lot/Exp: RF1331 05/02 (25 mL and 50 mL),
RH1441 06/02 (50 mL), RJ1586 08/02 (50 mL),
RJ1588 08/02 (25 mL and 50 mL),
RN1918 09/02 (50 mL),
RP1996 10/02 (25 mL and 50 mL),
RS1125 12/02 (25 mL and 50 mL),
RA2011 02/03 (25 mL and 50 mL).

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Alpharma USPD, Baltimore, MD, by letters on September 3, 2002. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Largest Related Substance Failure; Benzophenone (from varnish coating on container label).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
295,228 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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