Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Acetaminophen Tablets, 325mg from Marlex Pharmaceuticals and Cispharma Inc. was issued at a warehouse 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. However, if you use a generic version of acetaminophen 325 mg tablets, you may wish to check your supply. If your acetaminophen tablets are made by Marlex/Cispharma and have black spots on them, please stop using them and discard them. If you have questions about this recall, please follow up with your pharmacist or the store where you purchased your acetaminophen. If you take acetaminophen and have medical questions, please speak to your doctor or other healthcare professional.

Marlex Pharmaceuticals and Cispharma Inc. Recall Select Lots of Acetaminophen Tablets, 325mg

Marlex Pharmaceuticals and Cispharma Inc. have recalled select lots of Acetaminophen Tablets, 325mg. Lot numbers 3163 and 3164 are being recalled because some tablets in these lots may be discolored with black spots.

Acetaminophen is used in the treatment of pain and fever. Acetaminophen is sold under several brands, including the brand name Tylenol. No other lots, strengths, or brands of acetaminophen were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2011-03-05
Last Updated: 2011-03-06

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