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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 8, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Fosphenytoin Sodium Injection, USP, 500 mg PE per 10 mL (50 mg PE per mL), 10 mL Single Dose Vial, packaged in 10-count x 10 mL Single Dose Vials per carton, Rx only, Mfd. By: Hikma Farmaceutica (Portugal), S.A.; Dist. By: West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp., Eatontown, NJ 07724 USA under the labels a) NOVAPLUS (NDC 0143-9703-10), b) West-Ward (NDC 0143-9782-10).
Recall Number D-1438-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot #s: a) 112161.1, 112162.1, 112163.1, Exp 05/13; b) 102165.2, 102167.1, Exp 05/12; 102190.1, 102191.1, 102191.2, 102192.1, 102213.1, Exp 07/12; 102240.1, 102241.1, 10227.1, 102272.1, 102272.2, 102273.1, 102274.1, 102275.1, Exp 09/12; 102319.1, 102320.1, 102321.1, 102322.1, 102323.1, 102324.1, 102325.1, Exp 11/12; 102342.1, 102343.1, 102344.1, 102345.1, Exp 12/12; 112019.1, 112020.1, 112021.1, 112022.1, 112023.1, Exp 01/13; 112156.1, 112157.1, 112158.1, 112159.1, 112160.1, Exp 05/13; 112164.1, Exp 06/13; 112203.1, 112204.1, 112205.1, 112206.1, Exp 07/13; 112262.1, 112263.1, Exp 09/13; 112301.1, 112302.1, 112303.1, 112304.1, Exp 10/13; 112323.1, 112324.1, 112325.1, Exp 11/13
Product Distributed Qty a) 74,960 vials; b) 911,070 vials
Reason For Recall Presence of Particulate Matter: This product is being recalled due to the discovery of particles in the stability samples and retain samples.

Event Detail

Event Id 62627
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 2012-04-13
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern All lots were distributed throughout the US.
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