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Acme United Recalls PhysiciansCare Brand Allergy Relief and Cold and Cough Tablets Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning; Sold on

  • Recalled PhysiciansCare Allergy in 50 caplets (50 packets, 1 caplet each)
  • Recalled PhysiciansCare Allergy Plus in 100 tablets (50 packets, 2 tablets each)
  • Recalled PhysiciansCare Non-Drowsy Cold and Cough in 100 tablets (50 packets, 2 tablets each)
  • Recalled PhysiciansCare Non-Drowsy Cold and Cough in 250 tablets (125 packets, 2 tablets each)
Name of Product:
PhysiciansCare Allergy, Allergy Plus and Cold and Cough

The recalled products contain diphenhydramine hydrochloride and acetaminophen which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Recall Date:
May 18, 2023

About 2,400

Consumer Contact

Acme United toll-free at 888-803-0509 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at or at and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves PhysiciansCare brand Allergy caplets with item number 90036, Allergy Plus tablets with item number 90091, and Cold and Cough tablets with item numbers 90092 and 90033. They are packaged in boxes of 50, 100 and 250 tablets/caplets. The item numbers are printed on the top right corner of the box.

The recall includes the following:


Item Number



PhysiciansCare Allergy; 50 caplets 


PhysiciansCare Allergy Plus; 100 tablets 


PhysiciansCare Non-Drowsy Cold and Cough; 100 tablets


PhysiciansCare Cold and Cough; 250 tablets


Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Acme United for information on how to dispose of the products and receive a refund of Acme United’s average selling price of between $5 and $19.


None reported

Sold At:
Online at from January 2021 through August 2022 for between $5 and $19. This is Acme United’s average selling price. It is not known at what price third parties sold the recalled products on Amazon.
Acme United, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Acme United, of Vancouver, Washington
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:

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