McNeil Recalls Tylenol 8 Hour Caplets


Thanks to the now-legendary musty odor that forced previous recalls, Tylenol is now recalling one lot of its 8 Hour Caplets. This is the fourth Tylenol recall this year. CNN reports:

The latest recall affects Tylenol 8-hour caplets 50 count, sold in the United States and Puerto Rico. The lot number is BCM155. Complaints of a musty or moldy odor led to the recall, McNeil Consumer Healthcare said. The odor, the company believes, is caused by the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole.

McNeil said the “risk of adverse medical events is remote.”

Last month, Johnson and Johnson CEO William Weldon delivered both a mea culpa and clear admission to lawmakers that his company let the public down through numerous recent drug recalls.

Has McNeil still not cleaned up that filthy Tylenol plant?

Find more information on the latest Tylenol recall at McNeil’s recall website.

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