Some lots of children’s over the counter medicines have been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, McNeil Consumer Healthcare due to some problems in the manufacturing process. Consumers should not be concerned and may continue to use the products; the recall is on a retail and wholesale level.
The items included in the recall are all product lots of Children’s Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets in cherry and grape flavors that were distributed in the U.S., 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.
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The recall was initiated after a review revealed insufficiencies in the development of the manufacturing process. There is no indication that the recalled products do not meet quality standards and this recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse events.
Consumers with questions should call the Consumer Care Center at 1-888-222-6036.
In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, McNeill Consumer Healthcare has initiated a voluntary recall of one product lot of Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, cherry flavor, 36-count package distributed in the United States.
This is a wholesale and retail level recall. No action is required by consumers or healthcare providers and consumers can continue to use the product. The recall was initiated as a precaution following consumer complaints of an uncharacteristic consistency or texture, traced to crystallized sugar in the product.
The affected product was manufactured by a third party for McNeil Consumer Healthcare and the lot number is 0053AG2, which can be found on the back of the Rolaids Extra Strength softchews package.
Consumers with questions should call the Consumer Care center at 1-888-222-6036.