New Jersey-based company recalls blood pressure medication

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A New Jersey-based company has recalled blood pressure medication after testing revealed the drugs contained trace amounts of a cancer-causing ingredient.

Prinston Pharmaceuticals, which operates in Cranbury, recalled one lot of Irbesartan tablets, and seven lots of the HCTZ tablets.

RELATED: Another company recalls blood pressure medication over cancer concerns 

The drugs contained an ingredient made by a factory in China, one of two overseas factories linked to more than a dozen recalls of commonly prescribed blood pressure drugs since July.

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