Whitehall-Robins to drop contraceptive sponge:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Whitehall-Robins announced on January 10th that it would no longer manufacture the Today OTC contraceptive sponge - the only such product marketed worldwide. The company, part of American Home Products, blamed FDA procedures. Today was produced in a Whitehall plant that failed agency inspection last year. The company says it will cost too much to upgrade the facility. All other products manufactured there are already being produced elsewhere, says the agency.
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