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December 17,  2003

Abbott Labs Has Recalled Morphine Sulfate

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

PRODUCT
Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP, 30mg (1 mg/ml), 30 mL Single-dose Abboject PCA Vial, Rx Only. Recall # D-076-4.

CODE
Lot No/Exp. Date: 05-220-DK (01 June 2005).

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Abbott Labs, North Chicago, IL, by letter on November 20, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mispackaging; A vial labeled as Meperidine HCI Injection, USP 10 mg/ml was found in a sealed holding carton labeled to contain Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP 1 mg/ml.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
83,550 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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