May 2, 2010

Tylenol Recall 2010

A recall of Tylenol products continues to expand, as certain pills and other items sold by the pharmaceutical giant are reported to have an odor that causes helath concerns.

In January of this year the list of recalled items was expanded to include pills and other medicine and health products sold under Tylenol, Mortin, Benadryl Allergy Ultratab, Rolaids Antacid Tablets, Simply Sleep, and also St. Joseph products.

The odor is reportedly caused by a certain ingredient that was used in excess, and has reportely caused tno ill health effects for anyone but is still enough for a recall, to be safe.

Tylenol Recall 2010

Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit broadened Tylenol recall because of complaints of a musty, moldy odor in some Tylenol products. Just days before the New Year, McNeil announced a voluntary recall for all lots of Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplet 100 Count with EZ-Open cap. The affected products have a moldy, musty smell, because of the presence of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole (TBA). Some reported symptoms of nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. The chemical is associated with the treatment of wooden pallets used to transport and store product packaging materials.

Tylenol Recall 2010

Posted at May 2, 2010 4:23 AM