Johnson & Johnson Recalling 200,000 Bottles of Children’s Motrin
Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Sep 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
On Monday September 9th, Johnson & Johnson announced the recall of 200,000 units of Childrens Motrin due to an error that may have led to contamination. According to reports the bottles may contain tiny particles of PTFE, a common plastic used in Teflon coatings.
The recall affects ½ fluid ounce bottles of Motrin Infants Drops Original Berry Flavor, lot numbers DCB3T01, DDB4R01, and DDB4S01.
According to Johnson & Johnson no serious injuries or illnesses have been reported however they are asking consumers to immediately stop usage of the product and retailers to pull the items from their shelves. Furthermore, purchasers of the product may call Johnson & Johnson to request a refund at 1-877-414-7709.
This is just one of more than a handful of product recalls issued by Johnson & Johnson in the past year. Other recalls products include:
- OneTouch VerioIQ Blood Glucose Meters
- Adept Hip Implants
- Flawed Oral Contraceptives
- K-Y Jelly Personal Lubricant
- Childrens Tylenol
In 2010 Johnson & Johnson issued the largest recall of childrens medicine when it pulled 136 million units of children and infant over-the-counter medications. The recall was one of many incidents that led to the shutdown of their main manufacturing plant in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
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