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Teva Ketamine Recall January 3, 2010

http://www.avma. org/news/ ketamine. asp
Update December 28, 2009
Teva Animal Health, Inc. has clarified the voluntary nationwide recall with
the following information for veterinarians:
Not all Teva products are affected by the recall.
Teva Animal Health also manufactures ketamine products for other companies.
Regardless of the brand name on the product, look at the lot number on all
ketamine hydrochloride (100 mg/ml in 10 ml vials) products.
If the lot number is 6 numeric digits, the product is NOT part of the recall
If the lot number is 7 numeric digits, the product should be returned
If the lot number starts with "5401", regardless of the number of digits or
the presence of letters in the lot code, the product should be returned
Veterinarians with questions may contact Teva Animal Health at 800-759-3664
from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (CST) Monday through Friday.
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