So once again on October 18, 2010, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., is recalling one product lot of TYLENOL® 8 Hour caplets 50 count bottles. Like the with the other recalls, McNeil is taking this action following a small number of complaints of a musty or moldy odor. The uncharacteristic odor is thought to be caused by the presence of trace amounts of 6-tribromoanisole.
McNeil says that this voluntary action is being taken as a precaution and the risk of adverse medical events is remote. But thankfully maybe they are trying to stay on top of it because they are facing a US Congressional investigation stemming from quality control issues from an earlier recall. People have gotten sick although, to date, observed events reported to McNeil for this lot were temporary and non-serious. I sure don't want to be one of the sickened do you? There is a lawyer running around who is helping people to sue McNeil for becoming ill from the fungus tainted Tylenol.
FULL RECALLED PRODUCT LIST
The product lot number for the recalled caplets can be found on the side of the bottle label.
Consumers who purchased product from the lot included in this recall should stop using the product and contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare, either at www.tylenol.com9 or by calling 1-888-222-6036 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time) for instructions about receiving a refund or product coupon. Consumers who have medical concerns or questions should contact their healthcare provider.
Any adverse reactions may also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online , by regular mail or by fax.
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