Lipitor Generic Atorvastatin Being Voluntarily
Recalled Due to Glass Particles
List of recalled products by lot numbers is below
24, 2012 A voluntary recall of the Lipitor generic drug Atorvastatin
calcium tablets has been launched by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a
U.S. subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited of India, due to the
discovery of glass particles in some lots.
The drugs being recalled (see list below) are in
the 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg dosage strengths, packaged in 90 and 500
count bottles. The company stressed, too, that it is only with respect
to certain select lot numbers. The announcement added, The recall does
not affect or related to the 80 mg strength.
The recall is being conducted at the retail level
for such select batches that may contain a foreign substance (small
glass particles approximately less than 1mm in size),: the company
Ranbaxy said it is proactively recalling the drug
product lots out of an abundance of caution, and in keeping the safety
of our customers in mind. This recall is being conducted with the full
knowledge of the U.S. FDA.
For updates check the
Below is the list of recalled products released by
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