McNeil Consumer Healthcare Announces Voluntary Recall of One Product Lot of TYLENOL® 8 Hour Caplets 50 Count
Medical News Update 1/17/2011 – Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil unit is now recalling 47 million packages of over-the-counter brands including Tylenol, Sudafed, Benadryl, Rolaids, and Sinutab. If you’d like specific products and lot numbers covered by this nationwide recall, please visit the McNeil recall website.
October 19, 2010 – This week, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., announced that it is recalling one product lot of TYLENOL® 8 Hour caplets 50 count bottles to the retail level.
McNeil is taking this action following a number of complaints of a musty or moldy odor. The uncharacteristic odor is thought to be caused by the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole.
FULL RECALLED PRODUCT LIST:
- Product Name – Tylenol® 8 Hour Caplet 50 count
- Lot Number – BCM155
- UPC Code – 3 0045-0297-51 8
The product lot number for the recalled product can be found on the side of the bottle label.