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July 11, 2002

Astrazeneca Has Recalled Pulmicort Turbuhaler

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

PRODUCT
Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide inhalation powder) 200 mcg 60 Metered Doses For Oral Inhalation, Rx Only, Professional Sample. Recall # D-349-2.

CODE
Lot Numbers:
CK1524, CK1527, CK1539, CK1547- Exp. Date Apr-03
CL1555, CL1560, CL1562, CL1564, CL1566-Exp. Date May-03 CM1589- Exp. Date Jun-03.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Astrazeneca, Wilmington, DE, by letter on June 10, 2002.
Manufacturer: Astrazeneca Liquid Production, Sodertalje, Sweden
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
The turbuhaler may deliver a super-potent dose.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
200,000.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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