Drug Repackaging Company Recalls Tablets Due to Packaging Mix-Up

October 23, 2014
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Contract Packaging Resources issued a voluntary recall of naproxen sodium tablets because some cartons contain bottles of ibuprofen.

Contract Packaging Resources, a drug repackaging company, is voluntarily recalling 11,640 boxes of Assured brand naproxen sodium tablets because some cartons contain bottles of ibuprofen, a different pain reliever. The ibuprofen bottles were placed in the naproxen sodium boxes due to a packaging error. The affected products are: boxes of Assured brand naproxen sodium tablets 220 mg, 15 count (Lot #FH4102A) [SKU #122368/UPC #639277223685] containing bottles of ibuprofen softgels in 200-mg strength.

The recalled Assured-brand drug products were distributed nationwide to Dollar Tree and sold through Dollar Tree retail stores and website. Contract Packaging Resources is notifying its distributors and customers directly and arranging for replacement of all recalled products.

Source: FDA