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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 30, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Lisinopril Tablets, USP 40 mg, packaged in a) 100-count tablets per bottle (NDC 0143-1270-01); b) 1000-count tablets per bottle (NDC 0143-1270-10); Rx only, Manufactured by: West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp., Eatontown, NJ 07724; and c) 1000-count tablets per bottle (NDC 24658-245-10); Rx only, Manufactured for: Blu Pharmaceuticals, Franklin, KY 42134; Manufactured By: West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp., Eatontown, N.J. 07724.
Recall Number D-130-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot #: a) and b) 69545A, 69546A, 69546B, Exp 10/15; 69547A, Exp 11/15; 69995A, 69999A, 69999B, 70000A, 70001A, 70002A, 70002B, 70003A, 70004A, Exp 02/16; c) 69548A, 69549A, Exp 11/15; 69877A, Exp 02/16
Product Distributed Qty 32,550 bottles
Reason For Recall Presence of Foreign Substance: Uncharacteristic black spots identified as a food grade lubicant with trace amounts of foreign particulates and stainless steel inclusions have been found in the tablets.

Event Detail

Event Id 63871
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
City Eatontown
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-07
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide and Puerto Rico