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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 5, 1998

PRODUCT
Extra Strength Tylenol Tablets, 500 mg, in 100 tablet bottles, OTC pain reliever. Recall #D-208-8.

CODE
Lot #AMA032 EXP 9/2001.

MANUFACTURER
McNeil Consumer Products Company, Las Piedras, Puerto Rico.

RECALLED BY
McNeil Consumer Products Company, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, by letter on May 11, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
114,432 bottles were distributed.

REASON
Tablet discoloration, growth of penicillium and aspergillus species.

 

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