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Odor Reports Prompt Tylenol Recall

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Odor reports have prompted the voluntary recall of one lot of TYLENOL, Extra Strength Caplets in the U.S. The affected products were manufactured in February 2009.

McNeil is taking this measure following reports of odor reports including moldy, musty odor which has been linked to a trace amounts of a chemical known as 2,4,6-tribromoanisole (TBA).

TBA has been associated with temporary and non-serious gastrointestinal symptoms.

The recall involves the following lot of Tylenol:

TYLENOL, Extra Strength Caplets, 225 Count – Lot # ABA619 – UPC Code: 300450444271

Consumers are urged to discontinue use of this product if it is subject to the recall. Contact McNeil by visiting www.tylenol.com or by calling 1-888-222-6036 for information about a refund or product coupon.

Medical questions and concerns should be directed to your medical doctor. To report adverse reactions, use the FDA’s MedWatch program online or by mail.