November 5, 2003
QK Healthcare Has Recalled Lipitor tablets
The FDA has released the following information.
Lipitor tablets (Atorvastatin Calcium),10 mg, Rx only, 5000 TABLETS.
Important - This package for pharmacy stock use. Recall # D-017-4.
Lot 16092V (exp. date 7/2004), QK Item # 64953.
Recalling Firm: QK Healthcare, Inc., Ronkonkoma, NY, by telephone and faxed
letter on September 29, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Counterfeit: An unknown number of units bearing these lot numbers are
counterfeit, in that they have been repackaged, relabeled and/or may contain
different strengths or mixed strength tablets differing from their labeled
contents and/or bear extended expiration dates, as the source of the
repacked and/or relabeled bottles is unknown.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
20 bottles of 5000 Tablets.