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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 26, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 61944
Product Type Food
Status Completed
Recalling Firm Hocean Inc
City City Of Commerce
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-25
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Press Release
Distribution Pattern Distributed to wholesale distributors and Asian grocery stores nationwide to US states: California, Texas, Oregon, Nebraska, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, Oklahoma, Washington, New Mexico, Ohio, Arizona, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Nitre powder. Brand "Selected Product", 4oz plastic bags, UPC 0 45027 97918 2. The product does not bear any manufacturing codes. All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated on 5/25/2012 is subject to recall. Class I FDA analysis of the product found that the product consisted of mainly sodium nitrite. The product's label failed to bear adequate directions for use as required in 21 CFR 172.175. Failure to provide these directions for use may result in overuse that can pose an life-threatening hazard to health. 50 cases with 100, 4-oz packages per case F-2356-2012