Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Diflorasone Diacetate Cream, 0.05% from Nycomed was issued at a warehouse/pharmacy level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been dispensed to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you use any of these recalled products and are concerned, you should consult with your physician or pharmacist.

Diflorasone Cream: Nycomed Recalls Two Lots

Nycomed US Inc. is recalling select lots of Diflorasone Diacetate Cream, 0.05% because routine testing found that the concentration of active ingredient was too high or too low in several samples from these lots. The following lot numbers are being recalled: Diflorasone Diacetate Cream, 0.05%, 15 grams per tube: Lot# 976D

Diflorasone Diacetate Cream, 0.05%, 30 grams per tube: Lot# 329D

Diflorasone is used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation (swelling), and discomfort of various skin conditions. This recall alert only applies to these two lots of the generic Diflorasone Diacetate Cream, 0.05% made by Nycomed. No other diflorasone products were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-05-12
Last Updated: 2010-05-12

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