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GlaxoSmithKline voluntary recall of two lots of Ventolin HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol, 90 mcg per actuation, 200 Metered Inhalations

Product DescriptionVentolin HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol, 90 mcg per actuation, 200 Metered Inhalations, Rx Only, For Oral Inhalation Only, Net Wt. 18 g, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, NDC 0173-0682-20
Recall NumberD-0519-2016
ClassificationClass II
Code InfoLot #s: 5ZP1708, Exp. 12/2016; 5ZP1951, Exp. 02/2017
Product Distributed Qty128,704 Inhalers
Reason For RecallDefective Delivery System: Some canisters may not contain sufficient propellant to deliver the labeled claim of 200 actuations through the end of shelf life.


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UPDATE from GlaxoSmithKline 2/19/16:
"In response to some of the questions raised on this forum, any person with concerns about this voluntary recall, or if you believe you have an inhaler from an affected lot, please contact the GSK Response Center for instructions. This call is free of charge.  The lot numbers affected by the recall are Lot 5ZP1708 and Lot 5ZP1951.

Please do not go directly to your pharmacy without calling the Response Center, as operators will have information on the voluntary recall and, if applicable, clear guidance for you on the return and free replacement process.  Pharmacists may also call in if they have questions.  The phone number is 1-888-825-5249, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET. There is no charge for this call."

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