Tylenol And Motrin Included In Recall On Childrens Medicine 2010
What caused the recall on children's medicine 2010
The recall on children's medicine 2010 was initiated by McNeil Consumer Healthcare - the manufacturer of the medicine. The children's medicine 2010 recall was announced for 3 reasons. The active ingredient within the medicines is at a higher concentration than what the label indicates. Second, some of the medicines have "inactive ingredients that do not meet internal standards" for quality. Finally, some of the medicines included in the children's medicine recall 2010 might have small particles.
Recall on children's medicine 2010 - the integrated products
Seven individual products are integrated within the recall on children's medicine 2010, each one with several flavors. Recalled products contain several flavors of each of these products:
- Tylenol Infants' Drops
- Children's Tylenol liquid
- Children's Tylenol Plus liquid
- Motrin Infant's Drops
- Children's Motrin liquid
- Children's Zyrtec liquids
- Children's Benadryl Allergy liquids
A full list of the products incorporated in this recall is accessible on the FDA Children's medicine recall 2010 announcement website. This recall does contain medicines in twelve countries - including Canada and the United States. In countries other than the United States of The US, check with the agency that handles pharmaceutical safety.
Recall on children's medicine 2010 continues Tylenol problems
This is the second time this year that a recall on children's medicine, including Tylenol, has been implemented. In January of 2010, a recall on Children's Tylenol pills and chews was implemented by the FDA. That recall was because of "confusing dosage instructions" on the package. McNeil Consumer Healthcare has set up a site with full data on the recall on children's medicine 2010 at McNeilProductRecall.com. The business has said that it will "undertake a comprehensive review" of its manufacturing processes.
Sources for the article
FDA Children's medicine recall 2010 announcement