Walmart Advantage Infant Formula Powder Recall [US]

Advantage Infant Formula Powder Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Perrigo Company plc, a Dublin, Ireland and Allegan, Michigan establishment, recalls an estimated 23,388 tubs of Advantage Infant Formula Milk Based Powder with Iron sold exclusively at Walmart due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/KqKg30oZKxz

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/perrigo-issues-voluntary-recall-parents-choice-advantage-infant-formula-milk-based-powder-iron

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Infant Formula products are subject to this recall:

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Children’s Grape & Cherry Cough Syrup Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: FDA Logo BluePerrigo Company recalls certain batches of Children’s Generic Cough Syrup due to possible child overdosing, injury, coma and death hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/WYlTJ

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm481411.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Drugs are subject to this recall:

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Perrigo Acetaminophen Infant Suspension Liquid Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: Perrigo Company recalls some Perrigo Acetaminophen Infant Suspension Liquid due to inaccurate dosing hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/qwFr9

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm373404.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Acetaminophen Infant Suspension Liquid, 160 mg/5 mL, sold in 2-ounce and 4-ounce bottles with syringes in a box under store brand products including Babies R Us, Care One and others

According to the FDA, the recall is being initiated because of the remote potential that a small number of packages might contain an oral dosing syringe without dose markings. Using an oral syringe without dose markings can result in inaccurate dosing, especially in infants who could mistakenly get too high a dose.

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