Tylenol Recall: More Recall Woes for J&J

The Children's Tylenol recall announced Friday joins the already sizable list of J&J product recalls.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) - Get Report McNeil Consumer Healthcare division is once again pulling products off store shelves as the company issues children's Tylenol recalls and that of other products in the U.S., Canada, Dominican Republic, Dubai, Fiji, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago and Kuwait.

The products, made in the U.S., are being recalled over concerns about a higher concentration of active ingredient than specified; inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and "tiny particles."

The recall list includes Tylenol Infants' Drops, Children's Tylenol Suspensions, Children's Tylenol Plus Suspensions, Motrin Infants' Drops, Children's Motrin Suspensions, Children's Zyrtec Liquids in Bottles, and Children's Benadryl Allergy Liquids in Bottles.

"This recall is not being undertaken on the basis of adverse medical events. However, as a precautionary measure, parents and caregivers should not administer these products to their children," the company said.

The J&J Children's Tylenol recall adds to the company's list of growing recalls.

In January, McNeil Consumer Healthcare revealed it was recalling certain over-the-counter products in the Americas, United Arab Emirates and Fiji after receiving customer complaints about a

strange odor

emanating from the products.

In December 2009, McNeil recalled all lots of Tylenol Arthritis Pain 100 count with EZ-Open Cap, for the same reason.

-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York


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