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August 8, 2002

Pharmacia Corp Has Recalled Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection

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

PRODUCT
Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection (medroxyprogesterone acetate
injectable suspension, USP), 150 mg/ml, Single-Dose Vial, For intramuscular use only, one 1ml vial, Rx Only. NDC 0009-0746-30. Recall
# D-361-2.

CODE
Lot 79HWX, Exp. Date 4/06.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Pharmacia Corp., Kalamazoo, MI, by letter dated July 10, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
May contain particles of inert polymeric material from a pumping hose.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
14,653 units.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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