L. Perrigo Co has recalled one lot of Equate Ibuprofen 200 mg tablets packaged in bottles of 100 tablets. The bottles were available for over-the-counter (OTC) purchase in Arkansas. These recalled Equate Ibuprofen tablets have lot number 9BE1961 printed on the label or stamped on the bottle. The pills are being recalled because there may be metal shavings in the containers.

L. Perrigo Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market.

More details involving this recall are below:

PRODUCT
Equate Ibuprofen Tablets, 200 mg, 100 coated Tablets, NDC 49035-604-78. Recall # D-422-2009

CODE
Lot 9BE1961

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
L. Perrigo Co, Allegan, MI, by telephone on March 24, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Presence of Foreign Substance; metal shavings.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,880 bottles

DISTRIBUTION
Arkansas