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Another ReNu Recall Begins While 2006 Episode Clouds B&L Earnings

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Bausch & Lomb announced a voluntary recall of its ReNu MultiPlus contact lens solution the same day it reported the May 2006 worldwide recall of ReNu with MoistureLoc "led to declines in consolidated gross margins" for the full year

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