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September 29, 2003

Baxter Healthcare Anesthesia Has Recalled Sodium Nitroprusside Injection

(SafetyAlerts) - The FDA has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Sodium Nitroprusside Injection, 50 mg/2mL single dose vial, For Intravenous Infusion Only, Rx only. Baxter Mfd. for an affiliate of Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL. Recall # D-319-3.

CODE
00K113, exp 08/03; 00N107, exp 10/03; 00S110, exp 12/03; 01B117, exp 02/04; 01H101, exp 06/04; 02A127, exp 01/05; 02C112, exp 03/05; 02E104, exp 05/05; 03C119, exp 03/06.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Baxter Healthcare Anesthesia and Critical Care, New Providence, NJ, by letter on July 31, 2003.
Manufacturer: Gensia Sicor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Irvine, CA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Particulates .

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,146,805 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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