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December 14, 1999

Rhodia, Inc. Recalls Calcium Supplement Ingredient

Cranbury, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Rhodia, Inc. is recalling Di-Tab Unmilled Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate, Calcium Phosphate Dibasic, a product used to manufacture calcium containing dietary supplements because it may contain pieces of rubber gasket material and plastic.

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by the company, by telephone and E-mail on November 12, 1999.  This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall. The firm estimated that 35 percent of the product remained on market at time of recall initiation.

Approximately 2200 of the USP Grade-F.C.C. Grade product for manufacturing use only, were distributed, in 25-kg bags, in California, Canada and Indonesia.  These products can be identified by the lot numbers 7275 and 7276.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

 
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