Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Children's Panadol 5-12 Suspension Recall [Australia]GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia Pty Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension due to suspected particulate contamination and resultant risk of allergic reaction and premature loss of effectiveness, all serious health hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/vOSM301gPxi

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1087479

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension Strawberry
    48 mg/mL suspension, pack size 200 mL
    Batch Numbers: 136418 and 136444
    Expiry Dates: FEB 18 and FEB 18
    AUST R 178302
  • Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension Orange
    48 mg/mL suspension, pack size 200 mL
    Batch Number: 136443
    Expiry Date: FEB 18
    AUST R 178303

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional variation of the recalled medicine is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, there is a possibility of a small quantity of particulate contamination in an ingredient that is used to manufacture the medicines listed above. An ingredient used in the manufacture of these medicines may have been contaminated with small particles that could contain trace minerals and inert fibres. If this occurs, there is a very low risk of allergic reaction and there is also potential for the medicine to be less effective over time.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled medicines, please do not consume them directly nor administer them to your child. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15401
Recalls Direct RIN: 7138-2016
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