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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 29, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 61818
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Morton Salt Co.
City Chicago
State IL
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-08
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Nationwide & PR & Ireland.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Morton, Sodium Chloride, USP, Granular, packaged in kraft paper bags, fiber drums, and semi-bulk bags. Product is shipped in 80 lb bags, 350 lb drums & 2000 lb semi-bulk sacks. Manufactured by Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, Illinois 60606-1743. Lot #: OCT251BC01, NOV041BA01 & NOV071BA01. Class III Impurities/Degradation Products: The product was found to contain a slightly out of specification level of bromides, exceeding the bromides limit for USP Sodium Chloride. 531,950 lbs D-1656-2012