Sold Exclusively in Puerto Rico
Recall Date: July 14, 2014
Recall Number: 14-229
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Panadol Advance® 100 count caplets
Hazard: The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.
Consumer Contact: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) toll-free at (888) 912-8455 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.us.gsk.com and click on “Media & news” in the upper left and, if not listed with current releases, click on “Press release archive” on the left side for more information.
Units: About 10,600
Description: This recall involves bottles of 100ct Panadol Advance pain relievers. The medicine was sold in white containers with a blue label, inside a blue box. “Panadol” and “Advance” are printed on the label. Lot numbers and dates codes are located on the left side panel of the box and on the left side of the label on the bottle, near the bar code. Click here to view a listing of Lot numbers and date codes included in the recall: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/GSK-Recalls-Panadol-Advance-Bottles/
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately place the product out of a child’s sight and reach, and contact GSK for a refund.
Sold exclusively at: Drug, grocery and mass merchandise stores in Puerto Rico from November 2012 through February 2014 for about $10.
Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), of Moon Township, Penn.
Manufactured in: U.S.A.