BTC Paracetamol Codeine Tablet Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Logo - ApotexApotex Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of BTC Paracetamol Codeine Tablets due to suspected missing blister sheets and consequential risk of insufficient total pack dosage, a serious health hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/13Fi30c7f0x

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/apotex-pty-ltd-btc-paracetamol-codeine-tablets

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

  • Apotex BTC Paracetamol Codeine Tablets, sold with an Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration registration number of AUST R 193082, a batch/lot of 40970 and an expiry date 05/2018

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the ACCC, this drug may have been dispensed with missing blister sheets. Affected packages may not contain the correct number of tablets. If you or someone you provide care for takes BTC Paracetamol Codeine Tablets, please check the batch number (displayed both on packs and blister sheets) to see if your Tablets are affected by this recall.

If you have a pack that has been affected by this recall, return any unused medicine to your pharmacy for a refund and/or to arrange alternative medicine.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled drug, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another medicine or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16087
Recalls Direct RIN: 8731-2017
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