Recall-plagued Johnson & Johnson is pulling all infant Tylenol off the U.S. market because some parents have had problems with redesigned bottles, introduced three months ago, that the company touted as a big safety improvement to make measuring doses easier.
If you’ve picked up a bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol and noticed a musty or moldy odor, you’re not alone. Johnson & Johnson, makers of Tylenol, issued a recall of nearly 61,000 bottles of the medication.
Federal health experts said Wednesday that dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children’s Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen, the popular pain reliever and fever reducer.
Complaints of a musty smell has spawned a recall of thousands of bottles of Tylenol.
Federal officials said Thursday that the consumer health unit of Johnson & Johnson will be barred from resuming operations at a Pennsylvania manufacturing plant linked to millions of bottles of defective medicines until it meets quality standards.
Johnson & Johnson has recalled 47 million packages of Tylenol, Sudafed and other nonprescription drugs manufactured at a Pennsylvania facility.