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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 28, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Maalox Regular Strength Antacid (calcium carbonate) chewable tablets, 600 mg, Wild Berry flavor, packaged in a) 50-count (UPC 0 58478 44825 1), b) 100-count (UPC 0 58478 44826 8) and c) 145-count (UPC 0 58478 44836 7) tablets per bottle, Novartis Consumer Health Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON L5N 2X7, foreign labeling containing English and French, NPN 02238290.
Recall Number D-903-2013
Classification Class III
Code Info Lot #: a) 10095538, Exp 07/13; 10099449, Exp 09/13; 10104663, Exp 01/14; 10111110, Exp 02/14; 10114312, Exp 04/14; 10120619, Exp 07/14; b) 10095537, Exp 07/13; 10099451, Exp 09/13; 10104664, Exp 01/14; 10111112, Exp 02/14; 10114313, Exp 04/14; 10120620, Exp 07/14; c) 10095528, Exp 07/13; 10106998, Exp 01/14; 10120618, Exp 07/14
Product Distributed Qty 112,728 bottles
Reason For Recall Labeling: Incorrect Or Missing Lot and/or Exp Date: The lot number and/or expiration date may be illegible on the outer plastic bottle packaging.

Event Detail

Event Id 65840
Product Type Drugs
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Novartis Consumer Health
City Lincoln
State NE
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-08-06
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide, Canada, and Panama.
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