GSK Recalls Panadol Advance Bottles Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Sold Exclusively in Puerto Rico

The 100 caplet container is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

Recall date: Tháng Bảy 14, 2014
Recall number: 14-229
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Panadol Advance® 100 count caplets

Hazard:

The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

Consumer Contact:

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) toll-free at (888) 912-8455 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.us.gsk.com and click on “Media & news” in the upper left and, if not listed with current releases, click on “Press release archive” on the left side for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 10,600

Description

This recall involves bottles of 100ct Panadol Advance pain relievers. The medicine was sold in white containers with a blue label, inside a blue box. “Panadol” and “Advance” are printed on the label. Lot numbers and dates codes are located on the left side panel of the box and on the left side of the label on the bottle, near the bar code. Lot numbers and date codes included in the recall are:

 

  • Lot number: 14241, expiration date: 02/2015
  • Lot number: 14002, expiration date: 10/2014
  • Lot number: 13881, expiration date: 09/2014
  • Lot number: 13801, expiration date: 09/2014
Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately place the product out of a child’s sight and reach, and contact GSK for a refund.

Sold exclusively at

Drug, grocery and mass merchandise stores in Puerto Rico from November 2012 through February 2014 for about $10.

Manufacturer

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), of Moon Township, Penn.

Manufactured in

U.S.A.

  • Panadol Advance pain relievers

  • Panadol Advance pain relievers