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November 5,  2003

QK Healthcare Has Recalled Lipitor tablets

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

PRODUCT
Lipitor tablets (Atorvastatin Calcium),10 mg, Rx only, 5000 TABLETS. Important - This package for pharmacy stock use. Recall # D-017-4.

CODE
Lot 16092V (exp. date 7/2004), QK Item # 64953.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: QK Healthcare, Inc., Ronkonkoma, NY, by telephone and faxed letter on September 29, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
Manufacturer: Unknown.

REASON
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.

DISTRIBUTION
TX
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