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December 14, 1999

AstraZeneca Inc. Recalls M.V.I.® Pediatric Multiple Vitamins for Infusion

Westborough, MA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that AstraZeneca Inc. is recalling M.V.I.® Pediatric (Multiple Vitamins for infusion), in 10 mL Single Dose Vial, because it may be subpotent (vitamin A, K, Dexpanthenol and/or Pyridoxine).

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by the company, letter dated November 18, 1999. This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.

Over 18,000 units were distributed in Tennessee and, Arizona.  These recalled units bear the lot numbers and expiration dates of 9F3009, EXP 3/00, 9F3011 EXP 4/00.

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

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