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August 14, 2002

Ultraseal Has Recalled Hydrocortisone Cream

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

a) Hydrocortisone Cream 1%, 0.9 gram and 1 gram packets.
Recall # D-379-2;
b) Hydrocortisone Cream .5%, 0.9 gram and 1 gram packets.
Recall # D-380-2.
These over-the-counter drugs are sold under the following private labels:
Hydrocortisone Cream USP 1%, 0.9 gram
Manufactured for Just American Safety, Osceola, IN
1% Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream, 0.9 gram
Manufactured for First Aid Direct, Sunrise, FL
Hydrocortisone Cream 1%
Manufactured for Textilease Medique, Skokie, IL
Hydro-Max 1% Hydrocortisone Acetate Cream, 0.9 gm
Manufactured for: AFFIRMED MEDICAL INC., Dallas, TX
Hydrocortisone 1%, 0.9 gm
Manufactured for: ESAFETYCO, Salinas, CA
SWIFT Hydrocortisone Cream USP 1% packets, 1 gm
Dist. by Swift FIRST AID, INC., Valencia, CA
Hydrocortisone Cream, 1/2% and 1%, 1 gm
Distributed by: Moore Medical Corp., New Britian, CT
1/2% NDC #0839-8019-72 and 1% NDC #0839-8020-72
Hydrocortisone 1%, 0.9 gm
Mfg. for American First Aid, Hanover, MD
Hydrocortisone Cream 1%, 1 gm
Dist. by Green Guard First Aid and Safety Service, St. Louis, MO
Respond Hydrocortisone 1% Cream Itch Relief, 1 gm
Manufactured for: Respond Ind., Denver, CO.

1/2% cream lot numbers:
2238, Exp. 10/02
K-2380, Exp. 6/03
A-K-2445, Exp. 10/03

1% cream lot numbers:
A-K-2331, EXP. 9/02
A-K-2237, EXP. 10/02
A-K-2247, EXP. 11/02
A-K-2251, EXP. 12/02
A-K-2253, EXP. 12/02
A-K-2299, EXP. 1/03
A-K-2318, EXP. 2/03
A-K-2322, EXP. 3/03
A-K-2377, EXP. 5/03
A-K-2380, EXP. 6/03
A-K-2411, EXP. 7/03
A-K-2426, EXP. 9/03
A-K-2468, EXP. 11/03
A-K-2481, EXP. 12/03
A-K-2536, EXP. 2/04
A-K-2578, Exp. 2/04

K-2237, EXP. 10/02
K-2238, EXP. 10/02
K-2247, EXP. 11/02
K-2251, EXP. 12/02
K-2299, EXP. 1/03
K-2322, EXP. 3/03
K-2380, EXP. 6/03
K-2419, EXP. 8/03

247, EXP. 11/02.

Recalling Firm: Ultraseal Corp., New Paltz, NY, by letters beginning July 5, 2002.
Manufacturer: Ultratab Laboratories, Inc., Highland, NY.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


1/2% - 622,944 packets; 1 % - 786,416 packets.

CA, CO, FL, IL, KS, MD, and MO

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