CVS/pharmacy Completes Voluntary Recall of Certain Over the Counter Children's and Infant Products Issued by McNeil Consumer Healthcare

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today that it has completed the voluntary recall issued by McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Friday, April 30 for certain over the counter children's and infant liquid products. 

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The Company implemented its product removal procedures for the affected items on Friday evening at all of its stores.  To further protect its customers, CVS/pharmacy placed a block in its store register system to prevent the sale of any recalled items.

McNeil Consumer Healthcare initiated this voluntary recall because some of these products may not meet required quality standards. This recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse medical events.  Consumers who have questions about this recall can contact McNeil Consumer Healthcare at 1-888-222-6036 or at www.mcneilproductrecall.com.

The following items have been removed by CVS/pharmacy.  Customers who purchased any of these products at CVS/pharmacy may return them for a refund.

  • CONCENTRATED TYLENOL® INFANTS' DROPS 1 OZ GRAPE FLAVOR
  • CONCENTRATED TYLENOL® INFANTS' DROPS 1/2 OZ GRAPE FLAVOR
  • CONCENTRATED TYLENOL® INFANTS' DROPS CHERRY DYE FREE 1OZ
  • CONCENTRATED TYLENOL® INFANTS' DROPS 1/2 OZ CHERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. CHERRY BLAST FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. GRAPE SPLASH
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. BUBBLEGUM FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. VERY BERRY STRAWBERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. COUGH & SORE THROAT CHERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. COUGH & RUNNY NOSE CHERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. FLU BUBBLEGUM FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. COLD GRAPE FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. COLD & ALLERGY BUBBLEGUM FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® PLUS SUSPENSION 4 OZ. MULTI-SYMPTOM COLD GRAPE FLAVOR
  • CONCENTRATED MOTRIN® INFANTS' DROPS BERRY DYE FREE 1 OZ
  • CONCENTRATED MOTRIN® INFANTS' DROPS 1/2 OZ BERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S MOTRIN® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. BERRY DYE FREE
  • CHILDREN'S MOTRIN® SUSPENSION 2 OZ. BERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S MOTRIN® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. BERRY FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S MOTRIN® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. GRAPE FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S MOTRIN® SUSPENSION 4 OZ. BUBBLEGUM FLAVOR
  • CHILDREN'S ZYRTEC®  4 OZ. 1mg BUBBLEGUM SYRUP
  • CHILDREN'S ZYRTEC® DYE FREE 4 OZ. 1mg GRAPE SYRUP
  • CHILDREN'S BENADRYL® ALLERGY BUBBLEGUM FLAVORED LIQUID 4 OZ.

CVS pharmacists are available seven days a week to speak with customers about alternative pediatric products that are available, including CVS/pharmacy Brand products.  CVS/pharmacy's high quality private label products contain the same active ingredients as national brand products and cost up to 30 percent less.  All CVS/pharmacy Brand products have a 100% money back guarantee. 

About CVS/pharmacy

CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is America's largest retail pharmacy with more than 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is committed to improving the lives of those we serve by making innovative and high-quality health and pharmacy services safe, affordable and easy to access, both in its stores and online at CVS.com. General information about CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at http://info.cvscaremark.com.

CONTACT:

Mike DeAngelis

CVS/pharmacy

401.770.2645

mjdeangelis@cvs.com



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