Thursday, May 23, 2013

Justice Announces recall of more than 3 million bottles of Tylenol

The Ministry of Justice reported that more than three million bottles of Tylenol (acetaminophen) will be withdrawn from the market. The recall affects cartons of 200 mg/ml, in drops, manufactured between December 2011 and December 2012.
According to the Ministry, there is the possibility of packing the Dripper gets knocked off all or part of the bottle, that raises risk of overdose of medicine.
The withdrawal will begin next Monday, March 27, and covers 3,384,432 product packaging with batch numbering, sequential, not between the ranges PPL055 to RJL123.
The Janssen-Cilag Pharmaceutical Ltd., the manufacturer of the product, filed at the registry of the National Consumer campaign of the Ministry of Justice (Senacon/MJ) and reported that the overdose brings risks of serious damage to the liver, nausea, other gastrointestinal symptoms and elevation of liver enzymes. The symptoms reported were drowsiness and dizziness.
The consumer defense code determines that the repair or replace the defective product at any time and free of charge. If there is difficulty, the recommendation is to look for one of the organs of consumer protection and defense.
More information can be obtained from the company through the phone 0800 767 7286 or by the site www.tylenol.com.br. Details about the recall are also available on the website of the Ministry of Justice.
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