Multiple manufacturers of the over-the-counter headache medicine Excerdrin are dealing with a recall after many bottles have been discovered to have holes within the backside, prompting youngster poisoning considerations.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday introduced that some 433,600 items of Excedrin merchandise are topic to the recall, together with Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin PM Headache Caplets, and Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets.
The holes within the affected bottles may pose youngster questions of safety, as “youngsters may entry and swallow the contents, posing a danger of poisoning,” per the recall announcement. “These merchandise comprise the substances aspirin and acetaminophen, which should be in child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).”
The recall, which entails 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, 250 and 300-count bottles of the above-listed Excerdrin manufacturers, have been bought at pharmacies, malls, grocery shops and past from March 2018 to Septemeber of this yr. The merchandise have been additionally bought on-line.
Those who bought one of many affected bottles could also be eligible for a refund. Consumers who discover a gap on the underside of the bottle can contact the producer, GSK Consumer Healthcare, for info on the right way to acquire a pay as you go transport label to provoke the refund.
“Bottles with no gap might be retained and used as directed,” per the recall announcement.
For a full checklist of recalled objects, click on right here.