Safety Alerts & Recalls
What does this mean?
This recall for all product lots of Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets in cherry and grape flavors was issued at a wholesale and retail level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been purchased by consumers does not pose a significant health risk. Consumers with questions about this recall should call McNeil's Consumer Care Center at 1-888-222-6036 (available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET and Saturday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern Time.). If you think you are experiencing side effects from Benadryl or another diphenhydramine product and are concerned, please follow up with your doctor.
McNeil Issues Another Recall: Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets
In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare has issued a voluntary recall of all product lots of Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets, in cherry and grape flavors, that were distributed in the United States, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, and St. Thomas. The recall was initiated because of manufacturing issues.
This recall is at the wholesale and retail level. There is no indication that the recalled products do not meet quality standards, and this recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse events. No action is required by consumers or healthcare providers and consumers can continue to use the product.
Benadryl contains the active ingredient diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine is sold under many brand names and formulations. No other diphenhydramine brands or formulations are involved in this recall.
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