Updates on Tylenol Recall 2010 and Other Children’s Medicine Recall 2010

Tylenol Recall 2010: McNeil Consumer Healthcare has just released a recall statement in its various children’s medicines on April 30, 2010. Accordingly, the company, in consultation with the US Food and Drug Administration or FDA is voluntarily recalling all children’s Tylenol which are currently not yet expired and are being sold and distributed in the following countries: United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Dubai (UAE), Fiji, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and Kuwait.

The reason pointed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare was the fact that these childrens medicine did not reach quality standards and as such, may pose a threat to childrens safety when consumed. They claimed that several ingredients of these childrens medicine including the famous Tylenol “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”

In addition to the children’s Tylenol medicine products, McNeil Consumer Healthcare also included other children’s medicines such as Motrin and Zyrtec in the recall.

For the safety of the consuming public, they released several NDC numbers of affected Tylenol. Look at the label of your Tylenol children’s medicine for these affected NDC numbers by the recall.

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