Thursday, February 23, 2012

Infant Tylenol Recalled

74,000 bottles of infant Tylenol have been recalled by Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare division.
A faulty part of the dosing system -- an interior cap called a "flow restrictor" -- can get pushed down into the bottle. This interferes with the syringe used to measure each dose. It could result in kids getting too much or too little acetaminophen, the painkiller/fever-reducer that is Tylenol's active ingredient.
The recall affects seven lots of infants' Tylenol Oral Suspension 1 oz. Grape, sold over the counter across the U.S. The recalled infant Tylenol:
  • Has the UPC code 300450122308
  • Has lot numbers BIL0U00, BIL0V00, BIL3500, BJL2D00, BJL2E00, BJL2T00, or BJL2U00
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