December 14, 1999Rhodia, 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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