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May 17, 2001

Children's Mylanta Upset Stomach Relief Recalled

Fort Washington, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company has recalled certain Children's Mylanta Upset Stomach Relief for failure to perfrom microbiological testing as per USP antimicrobial effectiveness test method.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

Children's Mylanta Upset Stomach Relief (Calcium Carbonate Antacid), 5 oz liquid bottles. The product is shipped 12 bottles per shipper.

Recall #D-201-1.

DCF 033 exp. 2/02, DCF 060 exp. 3/02, DEF 044 exp. 4/02, DEF 134 exp. 4/02, DEF 047 exp. 5/02, DHF 023 exp. 6/02, DJF 066 exp. 7/02, DJF 118 exp. 7/02, DJF 123 exp. 7/02, DPF 042 exp. 10/02, DSF 032 exp. 11/02, EAF 011 exp. 12/02, EBF 049 exp. 1/03 and EBF 071 exp. 1/03.

Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company, Fort Washington, PA.

Manfacturer, by letter dated 4/23/00. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

Nationwide and PR.

770,000 bottles.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers May 17, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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