Sunday, January 17, 2010

McNeil Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain OTC Products

In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare announced a voluntarily recall certain lots of OTC products on January 15, 2010. The company is initiating this recall following an investigation of consumer reports of an unusual moldy, musty, or mildew-like odor that, in a small number of cases, was associated with temporary and non-serious gastrointestinal events.These include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, or diarrhea. This precautionary action is voluntary and has been taken in consultation with the FDA.

Consumers who purchased product from the lots included in this recall should stop using the product and contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare for instructions on a refund or replacement.

Some of the products included in this recall include certain lots of:

  • Children's Motrin Caplet and Chewables
  • Children's Tylenol Meltaways
  • And more
[View full list of recalled products.]
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