Safety Alerts & Recalls
What does this mean?
Although the risk of illness or health problems in a child or infant following the use of these recalled product is remote, the FDA and McNeil Consumer Health advise consumers who have purchased these recalled products to stop using them. If your child is experiencing any unexpected symptoms after using of any of the recalled products, contact your healthcare professional.
If you are a parent and caregiver and are not sure about alternative pediatric health treatment options, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist. There are a number of other products on the market, including generic versions of the recalled products, which are intended for use in infants and children and are not affected by the recall. Be sure you review the labeling of these products and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Do not give adult strength drug products to infants and children as this could result in serious harm.
For additional information about the recall, you can visit the website www.mcneilproductrecall.com or call 1-888-222-6036 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Time, and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time). Any adverse reactions may also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Program by telephone at 1-800-332-1088 by fax at 1-800-332-0178, by mail at MedWatch, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787, or on the MedWatch website at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Voluntary Recall of Certain Liquid Children's and Infants' Tylenol Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl Products
McNeil Consumer Healthcare is conducting a voluntary recall of all lots of certain over-the-counter (OTC) liquid Children's and Infants' Tylenol Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl products. This recall is in addition to the March 2010 recall of these products. These products are being recalled because some of these products may not meet required quality standards. Parents and caregivers should not administer these products to their children. Some of the products included in the recall may contain a higher concentration of active ingredient than specified; others contain inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and others may contain tiny particles.
For a complete list of recalled products, please visit: more information here
To view more information about the recall from the FDA, please visit: more information here