Tylenol Recall 2009

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Tylenol Recall 2009. All flavors of Children’s TYLENOL® Meltaways 80 mg packaged in bottles and blisters, Children’s TYLENOL®SoftChews 80mg packaged in blisters, and Junior TYLENOL® Meltaways 160mg packaged in blistersMcNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals are now being recalled by McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals because of a flaw in the package design and information on the packaging which could lead to confusion and lead to overdose.

Wordboxx has this report:


In addition, some Children’s TYLENOL® Meltaways 80mg are packaged in a bottle. The bottle is packaged in a carton. Concerns have been raised that the information on the front panel of the carton for Children’s TYLENOL® Meltaways 80mg may be confusing to some consumers in determining the proper dosage. The carton labeling says that each dose provides 80 mg of acetaminophen. Consumers should know that each tablet of Children’s TYLENOL Meltaways contains 80 mg of acetaminophen. Caregivers should be guided by the dosage directions on the bottle label for the correct number of individual tablets to be given based on the child’s age and weight.

Concerns have also been raised that the carton labeling for Junior TYLENOL® Meltaways 160mg may be confusing to some consumers in determining the proper dosage. This labeling says that each dose provides 160 mg of acetaminophen. Consumers should know that each tablet of Junior TYLENOL Meltaways contains 160 mg of acetaminophen. Caregivers should be guided by the dosage directions in the “Drug Facts” labeling on the carton for the correct number of individual tablets to be given based on the child’s age and weight.

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