Fearing Oversize Pills, KV Freezes Pill Shipments

Law360, New York (December 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- KV Pharmaceutical Co. has voluntarily frozen all shipments of drugs in pill form while it reviews its production process in the wake of a series of recalls due to oversize pills.

The company is also recalling a single production lot of its generic pain drug hydromorphone HCl, responding to a report of an oversize pill, KV announced on Dec. 23.

“We are convinced that holding product shipments is the fastest track to enhancing quality systems,” said David Van Vliet, KV's recently appointed interim CEO. “The traditional...
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