August 6, 2003
Pfizer Has Recalled Children's
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Children's Kaopectate (Bismuth Subsalicylate), 87mg/5mL, 6 fl oz (177 mL),
Anti-Diarrheal, New & Improved, Cherry. Recall # D-296-3.
Lots 86JHT and 01JKC.
Pfizer, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ, by letters on June 23, 2003. Firm initiated
recall is ongoing.
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
Nationwide, Barbados, and Guyana.