Sunday, May 2, 2010

OTC Recall: Kids Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, Benadryl

Moms, dads and caregivers, there has been yet another set of recalls on the popular liquid OTC treatments we give our little ones including infant and children's Tylenol and Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl.

The manufacturer of these products, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of Johnson & Johnson, announced in a press release on April 30, 2010 that they have voluntarily recalled certain lots of infant and children's products and are advising consumers to check their products to see if they are impacted.

For more details on the recall visit the following link below as it includes a full list of the products affected. Before throwing away your purchased treatments check the lot numbers as you may not have to get rid of them.

http://www.mcneilproductrecall.com/page.jhtml?id=/include/new_recall.inc

According to the press release, "some of these products may not meet required quality standards. This recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse medical events. However, as a precautionary measure, parents and caregivers should not administer these products to their children. Some of the products included in the recall may contain a higher concentration of active ingredient than is specified; others may contain inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and others may contain tiny particles. While the potential for serious medical events is remote, the company advises consumers who have purchased these recalled products to discontinue use."

Should you have any questions at all please contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare directly toll free at 1-888-222-6036 and also visit their Web site at http://www.mcneilproductrecall.com/.

Let's continue to keep are kids safe.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this!! Nicholas was put on Zyrtec a month or so ago and this was part of the recall!! Appreciate it :)

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