Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Johnson & Johnson RECALLS Children’s Benadryl & Junior-Strength Motrin caplets
|Johnson & Johnson has announced the recall of about four million packages of cherry- and grape-flavored Children’s Benadryl allergy tablets and about 800,000 bottles of junior-strength Motrin caplets. |
The reason for the recall is vague, with the Benadryl website only offering this statement:
In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. has initiated 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 and all product lots of Junior Strength MOTRIN® Caplets, 24 count, that were distributed in the United States.
Bonnie Jacobs, a company spokeswoman said, "Consumers can continue to use the product; they don’t have to take any action,” The action “is not being taken on the basis of adverse events” or safety issues.
Parents who are concerned can call Johnson & Johnson 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.)
posted by Growing Your Baby at 11/24/2010 04:20:00 pm