Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

If you have Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gelcap products in your medicine cabinet, you can continue to use these products as labeled. If you have general questions about this recall, you should call the McNeil Consumer Care Center at 1-888-222-6036 (available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time). If you have health concerns, you should contact your healthcare provider.

McNeil Recalls Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gelcaps

McNeil Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling certain lots of products containing Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gelcaps at the retail and wholesale level. McNeil is issuing the recall as a precaution after determining that the level of a compound contained in the product, known as Chlorpheniramine Ammonio Acetate (CPAA), was slightly higher than expected in some Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gelcaps. CPAA is a compound formed from the combination of two product ingredients and certain levels are expected in the product.

The following products and lot numbers have been recalled: Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gels 24 RR Gelcaps - Lot numbers AMA277, APA059, APA162, ASA025, APA237, ASA072, ASA208, BAA008

Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gels Day/Night 12+8 RR Gelcaps - Lot numbers AMF034, BAF005, BAF027, BCF080

Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Rapid Release Gels Day/Night 36+24 RR Gelcpas - Lot numbers BBF001, BCF060, BCF079

No safety concerns have been associated with CPAA and it is unlikely to cause serious reactions. This is not a consumer level recall and no consumer action is required. Consumers can continue to use the product.

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Source: Manufacturer
Publication Date: 2011-08-16
Last Updated: 2011-08-16
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