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August 21, 2002

Contract Pharmacal Has Recalled Capsules

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

a) Ferrex 150 Forte Capsules, Rx ONLY, 100 UNIT DOSE CAPSULES,
(Each capsule contains: Iron 150 mg, Folic Acid 1 mg,
Vitamin B12 25 mcg), NDC 51991-198-11, 10 blister packs,
10 capsules per blister pack. Recall # D-381-2;
b) Vinate Ultra Prenatal Vitamin and Mineral Supplement, tablets,
Rx ONLY, 100 UNIT DOSE TABLETS, NDC 51991-154-11, 10 blister packs, 10 tablets per blister pack. Recall # D-382-2.

a) lot 021869, exp. 3/2004, NDC 51991-198-11;
b) lot 014247, exp. 10/2003, NDC 51991-154-11.

Contract Pharmacal Corporation, Hauppauge, NY, by letters on June 19, 2002. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

Mislabeled; Exterior carton product names ( Ferrex 150/Vinate Ultra ) differs from blister package product names (Poly-Iron 150/Ultra Natal).

a) 52,334 blister packs total, which were packaged into unit cartons, 10 blister packs per carton
b) 881 unit cartons.


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