Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations
Notification of Stolen Reckitt Benckiser Health and Personal Care Products (Los Angeles, California)
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Date Posted: 12/10/2012
Reckitt Benckiser is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Criminal Investigation (OCI), and other law enforcement officials to recover cases of select lots of retail, non-prescription, consumer health and personal care products. The trailer containing the products was stolen while en route to a Walgreens distribution center in
All Reckitt Benckiser products are safe and effective when used as directed and purchased from legitimate and reputable retail outlets and pharmacies. Reckitt Benckiser recommends that consumers always inspect the product and label for signs of tampering before opening. All products are packaged in "tamper-evident" containers, meaning that if the package has been opened, it will be evident to the consumers. In addition, consumers and retailers should report any evidence of suspected product tampering to our toll-free number 866-682-4639.
Reckitt Benckiser advises consumers and retailers to always purchase product only from trusted and reliable sources. For consumer inquiries about a specific product, please call the toll-free number (866-682-4639) identified on the package.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident, or has received suspicious or unsolicited offers for the specified Reckitt Benckiser products after the date of the theft, is encouraged to contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations at 1-800-551-3989 or to visit the OCI Web Site (http://www.fda.gov/OCI).
Below is the list of affected products, including Item number, Description/Size, Lot Code and
Cepacol Mouthwash 24oz
Clearasil Cleansing Pads 90ct
Clearasil Treatment Cream Ultra 1oz
Clearasil Cleansing Pads Ultra 90ct
Durex Condoms Play Vibrations 9ct
Durex Condoms Pleasure Pack 3ct
Durex Massage Play Allure 16ct
Lanacane Spray 3.5oz
Mucinex Children’s C&ST 4oz
Mucinex D 1200mg 36ct
Mucinex DM Max 6oz
Mucinex Mini-Melts Orange 12ct
Scalpicin Max 1.5oz
Reckitt Benckiser has taken quick and appropriate actions to ensure the safety of their products and will continue to work closely with law enforcement, the FDA, and distribution partners to maintain the integrity of the supply chain.