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July 11, 2002

American Pharmaceutical Partners Has Recalled Methotrexate For Injection

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Methotrexate For Injection USP, 1 g, lyophilized, preservative free 1 g Single Dose Vial, Sterile, Rx only, NDC #63323-122-50. Recall # D-341-2

CODE
Lot numbers: 210275-1, 210305-1, 210315-1, 210276-1, 210306-1, 210303-1,
210308-1, 210326-1, 210323-1.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., Melrose Park, IL, by letter dated June 11, 2002.
Manufacturer: Bigmar Pharmaceuticals, Bargengo, Switzerland.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Misbranding; The product is labeled with the wrong NDC # and has a misspelled name.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
29,361 vials.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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