While the manufacturer stopped short of suggesting the products were unsafe, there are deficiencies that could affect the purity or quality of the products. To that end, there is a concern that some of the products may contain too much of the active ingredient, which could prove an issue for certain children with higher sensitivities to medication.
The recalled products have been identified as certain lots of children's and infant's Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl. The products are sold over-the-counter (OTC) and are in liquid form.
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McNeil said that while the potential for serious health issues or medical problems is remote, parents and caregivers are advised to avoid giving the products to children—and to stop using them immediately.
A complete list of products and lot numbers can be found here.