Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Clear Nicotine Transdermal System patch, 7 mg was issued at a warehouse/retail level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that product already sold to patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you use Clear Nicotine 7 mg patches and are concerned, you should follow up with your physician or pharmacist.

Clear Nicotine Patch 7 mg Recalled At Warehouse/Retail Level

AVEVA Drug Delivery Systems, Inc. is recalling a single lot of Clear Nicotine Transdermal System patch, 7 mg sold over-the-counter (OTC) under the Equate, Rugby, and Equaline brands. Lot number 37264 is being recalled because samples from this lot did not pass the manufacturer's routine tests for impurities and by-products from chemical breakdown.

The nicotine patch is used to help quit smoking. There are several brands and strengths of nicotine patches. This recall alert only applies this single lot of Clear Nicotine Transdermal System patch, 7mg. No other Nicotine products are involved in this recall.

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

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Last Updated: 2010-07-22

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