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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 23, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 63966
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm L. Perrigo Co.
City Allegan
State MI
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-17
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Nationwide

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Prednisone tablets, USP, 10mg, Rx Only, Units of Use, NDC: a) 45802-303-67, 48-count Cartons, b) 45802-303-21, 21-count Cartons, Manufactured by: West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation, Eastown, NJ 07724, Distributed by: Perrigo, Allegan, MI 49040. Lot #s: a) 2DV1238, Exp10/13; 2CV0623, 2CV0625, Exp 11/13; b) 2DV1239, Exp 10/13; 2CV0627, Exp 11/13 Class II Presence of Foreign Substance(s); Perrigo has been notified of a recall by the manufacturer of this product, West-Ward Pharmaceuticals. This is a sub-recall due to tablets contaminated with trace amounts of food-grade lubricant, as well as stainless steel inclusions 86,616 Tablets D-125-2013