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August 6, 2003

Pfizer Has Recalled Children's Kaopectate

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

PRODUCT
Children's Kaopectate (Bismuth Subsalicylate), 87mg/5mL, 6 fl oz (177 mL), Anti-Diarrheal, New & Improved, Cherry. Recall # D-296-3.

CODE
Lots 86JHT and 01JKC.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Pfizer, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ, by letters on June 23, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mislabeled; the dosing cup does not contain the appropriate dosing units of measure for teaspoon or mL as listed on the product's label dosing chart.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
385,241 bottles

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide, Barbados, and Guyana
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