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June 19, 2002

Abbott Laboratories Has Recalled Calcijex, Calcitriol Injection

(SafetyAlerts) - Abbott Laboratories Has Recalled Calcijex, Calcitriol Injection because of mispackaging: Vitamin K1 Injection found in a box of Calcijex injection.

PRODUCT
Calcijex, Calcitriol Injection, For I.V. use, 1 mcg/mL single dose ampul, Rx Only. Recall # D-230-2.

CODE
Lot No. 85-305-DK, Exp Date May 1, 2003 NDC 0074-8110-31

THIS RECALL IS BEING EXTENDED ON MAY 16, 2002 TO INCLUDE ONE ADDITIONAL LOT:
Lot No. 85-261-DK, Exp Date May 1, 2003 NDC 0074-8110-31.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, by letter on March 7, 2002.
Manufacturer: Abott Laboratories, Rocky Mount, NC.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Mispackaging: Vitamin K1 Injection found in a box of Calcijex injection.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
126,075 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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