The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants consumers to stop using liquid infant’s and children’s products that are part of a voluntary recall announced on April 30, 2010.
The firm McNeil Consumer Healthcare has recalled certain infant’s and children’s liquid products due to manufacturing deficiencies which may affect quality, purity, or potency.
FDA, which enforces laws and regulations designed to protect patients and consumers, is closely monitoring this recall of liquid products for infants and children.
"We want to be certain that consumers discontinue using these products and that they know what to do if they have concerns about a specific product," says Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. "While the potential for serious health problems is remote, Americans deserve medications that are safe, effective, and of the highest quality. We are investigating the products and facilities associated with this recall and will provide updates as we learn more."
What products are affected by this recall?
The products include certain liquid infant's and children's products sold under the brand names
A complete list of recalled products is posted with McNeil's recall notice, which is available online <http://www.mcneilproductrecall.com/page.jhtml?id=/include/new_recall.inc> .