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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 29, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Levoxyl (levothyroxine sodium) tablets, USP, 50 mcg, packaged in a) 100-count bottles (NDC 60793-851-01) and b) 1000-count bottles (NDC 60793-851-10), Rx only, Manufactured and Distributed by: King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620
Recall Number D-422-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot # a) 64934, Exp. 4/13; 65059, Exp. 5/13; 65179, Exp. 4/13; 65630, Exp. 7/13; 65916, Exp. 8/13; 66367, Exp. 10/13; and 66718, Exp. 11/13; b) 64338, Exp. 4/13; 64932, Exp. 4/13; 65060, Exp. 5/13; 65235, Exp. 6/13; 65853, Exp. 6/13; and 65962, Exp. 7/13
Product Distributed Qty 195,699 bottles
Reason For Recall Subpotent Drug: The products were below specification for potency at the expiry stability point.

Event Detail

Event Id 65172
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm King Legacy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
City Bristol
State TN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-04-30
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide and Puerto Rico
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