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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 Propylthiouracil Tablets, USP, 50 mg, packaged in a) 100-count tablets per bottle (NDC 0143-1480-01) and b) 1000-count tablets per bottle (NDC 0143-1480-10), Rx only, Manufactured by: West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp. Eatontown, NJ 07724.
Recall Number D-131-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot #: 68478A, 69059A, 69059B, Exp 01/16
Product Distributed Qty 43,075 bottles
Reason For Recall Presence of Foreign Substance: Uncharacteristic spots identified as steel corrosion, degraded tablet material and hydrocarbon oil with trace amounts of iron were found in 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