Johnson & Johnson Recalls Medicines

Johnson & Johnson recalls infants' and children's liquid over-the-counter medicines, including Tylenon, Motrin and Benadryl.
Publish date:

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (TheStreet) -- Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - Get Report is recalling infants' and children's versions of medicines like Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl because of manufacturing deficiencies.

Johnson & Johnson's McNeill Consumer Healthcare unit, which is based in Fort Washington, Pa., issued the recall Friday in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration.

The recall covers all lots that have not yet expired of certain over-the-counter infants' and children's liquids. The company lists specific products at the bottom of a

company news release announcing the medicine recalls


McNeill said it was initiating the 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."

Shares of Johnson & Johnson finished Friday at $64.30.

This article was written by a staff member of