lot number


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lot number

An identifier assigned to a batch of medications. It facilitates drug manufacturing inventory control and tracing adverse incidents in a batch of contaminated medications.
See also: number
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It advised consumers not to purchase nor use the drug products with the stated lot numbers and report to authorities if any of these products are offered for sale.
* Tesco Summer Fruit Pies: lot number 126, best before date May 29 2004; lot number 128, best before date May 31 2004; lot number 132, best before date June 4 2004; lot number 139, best before date June 11 2004.
They are: Mr Kipling Six Fruit Selection Dessert Pies, lot numbers 131, 133, 138; Asda Six Assorted Fruit Pies, lot numbers 131 and 133 and Tesco Summer Fruit Pies, lot numbers 126, 128, 132, 139.
Rounds from these lot numbers may exhibit excessive chamber pressures.
* Ventolin Diskus 200 [micro]g (DIN 02243115): lot numbers 073, 081, 094, and 105 (expiring between April and November 2004).