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August 8, 2002

Altaire Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Gentle Lubricant Eye Drops

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

PRODUCT
Gentle Lubricant Eye Drops, Sterile, 1 FL. OZ. (30 mL) plastic Bottles. Recall # D-371-2.
This OTC product was distributed under the following labels:
- Sav-on Osco by Albertson?s(TM) Gentle Lubricant Eye Drops, Sterile, NDC 41163-951-30.
- Equate(R) sterile gentle lubricant eye drops, 1 FL OZ (30 mL), NDC
54799-951-30.

CODE
Lot number 10309, expiration date 10/03
Equate brand: NDC # 54799-951-30, barcode # 15718 95130
Sav-on Osco brand: NDC# 411163-951-30, barcode # 41163 25390.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aquebogue, NY, by letter on July 16, 2002.
FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Subpotent (by manufacturer).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
11,312 bottles distributed.

DISTRIBUTION
OR, AZ, GA, MI, PA, AR, MS, TX and AL
.

 
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