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October 1, 2003

American Pharmaceutical Partners Has Recalled M.T.E. - 6 Concentrated

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

M.T.E. - 6 Concentrated, Mixture of Six Trace Elements Additive (Each mL providing: Zinc 5 mg, Copper 1 mg, Manganese 0.5 mg, Chromium 10 mcg, Selenium 60 mcg, Iodide 75 mcg), 10 mL Multiple Dose Vial, Must Be Diluted Before IV Use, Rx only, American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, NDC 63323-036-10. Recall # D-317-3.

Lot numbers 100669 Expiration Date 8-30-03, 110316 Expiration Date 3-30-04 and 111223 Expiration Date 12-30-04.

American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., Melrose Park, IL, by letters dated July 29, 2003 and August 5, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

Subpotent (Iodide).

68,650 vials.

Nationwide, Puerto Rico, and Canada.

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