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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 29, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Morton, Sodium Chloride, USP, Granular, packaged in kraft paper bags, fiber drums, and semi-bulk bags. Product is shipped in 80 lb bags, 350 lb drums & 2000 lb semi-bulk sacks. Manufactured by Morton Salt, Inc., Chicago, Illinois 60606-1743.
Recall Number D-1656-2012
Classification Class III
Code Info Lot #: OCT251BC01, NOV041BA01 & NOV071BA01.
Product Distributed Qty 531,950 lbs
Reason For Recall Impurities/Degradation Products: The product was found to contain a slightly out of specification level of bromides, exceeding the bromides limit for USP Sodium Chloride.

Event Detail

Event Id 61818
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Morton Salt Co.
City Chicago
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-08
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide & PR & Ireland.