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Published on Nov 09, 2006 by Edgar Snyder

FDA Announces Recall of Acetaminophen Painkiller

Throw away your store-brand 500mg acetaminophen caplets. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary recall by Perrigo Company of their over-the-counter pain reliever due to small metal fragments found in a small number of these store-brand caplets. Approximately 11 million bottles containing varying quantities of acetaminophen 500mg caplets are affected by the recall. Tylenol, a name brand acetaminophen, is not affected by this recall.

Consumers can find out if they have any of the recalled pain reliever by locating the batch number printed on the container label. A list of stores that carry store-brand acetaminophen can be found on the FDA Web site.

There is an ongoing FDA investigation to determine how the metal fragments got into the caplets. So far there have been no illnesses or injuries reported from the tainted acetaminophen caplets.

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Source: “FDA Informs Public of Nationwide Recall of 500mg Strength Store-Brand Acetaminophen Caplets.” FDA Press Release. November 9, 2006.

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