Triaminic and Theraflu Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning
About 2.3 Million
This recall involves Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups for coughs, colds and fevers. There are 24 types of these two products included in the recall. A complete list of products, lot numbers and National Drug Codes (NDC) can be found at www.novartisOTC.com. Lot numbers are located on the bottom panel of the box and on the left side of the label on the bottle. The NDC number is located on the upper right corner of the front panel of the Triaminic Syrups box and the upper left corner of the Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups bottle.
The firm has received 12 reports of children unscrewing the locked caps, including four reports of children ingesting the product. One child required medical attention.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Novartis for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.
Food, drug, mass merchandise and club stores nationwide between May 2010 and December 2011 for about $5.
Novartis Consumer Health Inc., of Parsippany, NJ
Courtesy of cpsc.gov.