January 5, 2000Acetaminophen Caplets
'Extra Strength' Recalled - Mislabling
Allegan, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Perrigo Company has recalled certain lots of its
Acetaminophen Caplets 'Extra Strength' because of mislabeling - some bottles were
incorrectly labeled as containing ibuprofen (200 mg).
This onging Class III recall was initiated
by the Manufacturer, by letter dated November 24, 1999. This is the first public
notice issued by the FDA.
Product described as:
Acetaminophen Caplets Extra Strength, 500 mg, bottles of 100, OTC pain reliever. CODE Lot
#9JE0735 EXP 9/02.
71,100 bottles of 100 were
FDA recall #D-186-0.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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