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McNeil Consumer Healthcare Over-the-Counter Infants’ and Children’s Products: Recall

including Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl products

 

Audience: Consumers and healthcare professionals

[Posted 04/30/2010] McNeil Consumer Healthcare and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a voluntary recall of certain over-the-counter (OTC) Children’s and Infants’ liquid products manufactured in the United States, including Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl products. 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. These products were distributed in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Dubai (UAE), Fiji, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and Kuwait. Read the McNeil Press Release below for a list of affected products. Consumers can contact the company at 1-888-222-6036 and also at www.mcneilproductrecall.com

[04/30/2010 - Questions and Answers - FDA]
[04/30/2010 - Press Release - McNeil Consumer Healthcare]
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