Sun Pharma recalls Kroger brand acetaminophen due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirements; Risk of poisoning

Product Name:

Kroger Acetaminophen, 100 vials

Risk:

The recalled over-the-counter product contains the controlled substance acetaminophen which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The product packaging is not childproof, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Reminder date:

June 16, 2022

Recall Details

The description:

This recall involves Kroger brand acetaminophen over-the-counter medication. The red, white, and gray label says Kroger, Acetaminophen, Extended Release Tablets USP, 650 mg, Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, 100 Caplets. The bottle has a white continuous thread closure. The UPC number is 04126001287 with lot codes AC45463, AC38213 or AC30682. The location of the UPC number is below the barcode on the packaging and the lot code is at the bottom of the label on the bottle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe place out of the reach and sight of children. Contact Kroger to find out how to properly dispose of the product and receive a full refund.

Sold to :

Baker’s, City Market, Dillons, Dillons Marketplace, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food and Drug, Fry’s Marketplace, Fry’s Mercado, Gerbes, JayC, JayC Food Plus, King Soopers, King Soopers Fresh Fare, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Mariano’s, Metro Market, Payless Super Market, Pick ‘n Save, Pick ‘n Save Marketplace, Smith’s and Smith’s Marketplace nationwide from October 2021 through March 2022 for approximately $9.

Manufacturer(s):

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc., of Princeton, New Jersey

Distributor(s):

The Kroger Co., of Cincinnati, Ohio

Made in :

United States

About US CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are the subject of a Commission-ordered recall or a voluntary recall initiated in consultation with the CPSC.

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