Safety Alerts & Recalls

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This recall for Fluocinonide, Ointment USP, 0.05% from Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. was issued at a warehouse and 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 take Fluocinonide, Ointment USP, 0.05% and are concerned, you should speak to your doctor.

Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Recalls Several Lots of Fluocinonide, Ointment USP, 0.05%

Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. has recalled several lots of Fluocinonide, Ointment USP, 0.05%. The following lot numbers have been recalled because samples from this lot did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from chemical breakdown over time: J9066, J9069, J9070, J9071, K9001, K9002, K9003, K9004, K9005, K9006, K9007, K9113, K9114, K9115, K9116, K9117, K9118, and K9119

Fluocinonide is used in the treatment of skin disorders. Fluocinonide is also sold under other brand names. No other lots, strengths, or brands of Fluocinonide were involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2012-02-02
Last Updated: 2012-02-02

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