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August 21, 2002

Leiner Health Has Recalled Equate Extra Strength Pain Relief PM Gelcaps

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

PRODUCT
Equate Extra Strength Pain Relief PM Gelcaps (Acetaminophen 500 mg. and Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg)100 count bottles
Recall # D-383-2.

CODE
Lot 1MB1451.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Leiner Health Products, Carson, CA, by letter on July 17, 2002.
Manufacturer: Leiner Health Products, Wilson, NC.
Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Contamination; gelcaps may contain plastic/gasket material.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
41,040 bottles.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
.

 
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