Safety Alerts & Recalls
What does this mean?
The risk of illness in a healthy child or infant following the use of this product is low and no consumer adverse events related to this recall have been reported at this time. However, please check to see if you have any of the recalled Children's or Infants' Tylenol liquid product and lot numbers in your home. You can find the lot numbers on the bottom of the box containing the liquid product and also on the sticker that surrounds the product bottle. If you have any of the product involved in the recall, you can contact the McNeil Customer Care Center at 1-800-962-5357 and receive a coupon for a new bottle. Although the risk of problems from the recalled product is low, it is a good idea to stop using and throw away any recalled product that you may have.
If you have administered the recalled product to your child or infant and have concerns, please contact your health care provider or the McNeil Customer Care Center at 1-800-962-5357 (available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time).
Voluntary Recall of Several Children's and Infants' Tylenol Products
McNeil Consumer Healthcare (the makers of Tylenol) is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Children's and Infants' Tylenol liquid products that were manufactured between April, 2008 and June, 2008. The company is carrying out this recall because during this period, an unused portion of one inactive ingredient contained bacteria and did not meet all quality standards. Although no bacteria has been detected in the finished products and the finished products have met all standards, McNeil decided to recall all Children's and Infants' Tylenol liquid products which were made during this time.
Tylenol is a medication that contains the active ingredient acetaminophen and is used to treat pain and fevers.
These recall actions do not apply to Children's Tylenol Meltaways and Junior Strength Tylenol Meltaways or any other branded or generic acetaminophen product. The voluntary recall applies only to the select lots of Children's and Infants' TYLENOL liquid products listed below: SBM041, SBM067, SCM037, SDM027, SEM109 - Children's Tylenol Plus Cold MS Suspension 4 oz. Grape
SBM042, SCM015, SCM036, SDM034 - Children's Tylenol Suspension 4oz. Grape
SBM043, SBM044, SCM029 Children's - Tylenol Suspension 4oz. Bubble Gum
SBM045, SCM011, SCM030, SDM035 - Children's Tylenol Suspension 4oz. Strawberry
SBM064, SCM033, SDM020 - Infant's Tylenol Grape Suspension Drops 1/4oz.
SBM065, SCM005, SCM006, SDM032 - Infant's Tylenol Suspension 1/2oz. Cherry
SBM066, SCM068 - Children's Dye Free Suspension 4oz. Cherry
SBM068, SCM035, SCM070, SCM080, SDM005 - Children's Tylenol Suspension 4oz. Cherry
SBM069, SBM070, SCM081, SDM006 - Children's Tylenol Plus Cough & Runny Nose 4oz. Cherry
SCM012, SCM067, SDM007, SDM068 - Infant's Tylenol Suspension Drops 1/2oz. Grape
SCM013, SCM014, SCM069 - Children's Tylenol Plus Flu 4oz. Bubble Gum
SCM016, SFM024 - Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Suspension 4oz. Grape
SCM017 - Children's Tylenol Plus Cough/ST Suspension 4oz. Cherry
SCM082, SDM039, SDM040 - Infant's Tylenol Suspension Drops 1oz. Grape
SCM083, SCM084, SDM008 - Infant's Tylenol Dye Free Suspension 1oz. Cherry
SDM064 - Children's Tylenol Pediatric Suspension 1oz. Cherry
SDM038, SDM009 - Infant's Tylenol Suspension Drops 1oz. Cherry
SDM033 - Children's Tylenol Plus Cold/Allergy 4oz. Bubble Gum
SDM078 - Infant's Tylenol Drops 1oz. Grape
SCM034 - Infant's Tylenol Grape Suspension Drops H/G 1/2oz.
SDM028 - Children's Tylenol Suspension 4oz. Cherry, Hospital Govt.
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