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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 23, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description 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.
Recall Number D-125-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot #s: a) 2DV1238, Exp10/13; 2CV0623, 2CV0625, Exp 11/13; b) 2DV1239, Exp 10/13; 2CV0627, Exp 11/13
Product Distributed Qty 86,616 Tablets
Reason For Recall 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

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 Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide