March 30, 2011
McNeil Recalls OTC Tylenol 8 Hour CapletsMcNeil Consumer Healthcare announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Tylenol 8 Hour Extended Release Caplets 150 count bottles, Lot # ADM074. This recall is part of McNeil's ongoing surveillance and monitoring efforts of complaints regarding a musty or moldy odor, caused by trace amounts of chemicals called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole and 2,4,6-trichloroanisole. This voluntary action is being taken as a precaution and the risk of adverse medical events is remote.
Consumers in possession of this lot of Tylenol 8 Hour caplets should stop using it immediately and contact their healthcare provider if they experience any adverse events related to use of the product.
For more information call (888) 222-6036 or visit www.tylenol.com.