Aurohealth Recalls Walgreens Brand Acetaminophen Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements; Risk of poisoning
Walgreens Acetaminophen Pain Reliever, 150 vials
The recalled over-the-counter products contain the controlled substance acetaminophen which must be in child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not childproof, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
June 16, 2022
This recall involves the Walgreens brand acetaminophen product. The red and white label says Walgreens, Easy Open for Adults, Pain Reliever, Acetaminophen, 500 mg, Fever Reducer, Extra Strength, 150 caplets. The bottle has a continuous thread red gear closure. Included in this recall are UPC number 311917218090 and lot numbers P2100627, P2100671, P2100672, P2100689 P2100747, P2100859 (each with expiration date Nov-2022) and P2200050 (with expiration date Jan-2023). The UPC number, lot numbers, and expiration date are printed near the drug information panel on the label on the back of the bottle.
Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe place out of the reach and sight of children. Contact Aurohealth to find out how to return the product to your nearest Walgreens store to receive a full refund.
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Walgreens is stocking nationwide from October 2021 through April 2022 for around $9.
Aurobindo Pharma Limited, of Telangana, India
Aurohealth LLC, of East Windsor, New Jersey
Walgreen Co., of Deerfield, Illinois
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