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March 05, 2003

Tom's Of Maine Has Recalled Nasal Decongestant

 (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
a) Natural Nasal Decongestant with Echinacea & Valerian,
Children's Nightime Cold Formula, Tom's of Maine,
(Pseudoephedrine HCl) 15mg/teaspoon, Net 4 Fl oz bottles
(112 mL), Cherry flavor, No Alcohol. Recall # D-142-3;
b) Natural Nasal Decongestant with Echinacea, Children's
Daytime Cold Formula, Tom's of Maine, (Pseudoephedrine
HCl), 15mg/teaspoon, Net 4 Fl oz bottles, Cherry Flavor,
No Alcohol. Recall # D-143-3.

CODE
All lots.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Tom's Of Maine, Inc., Kennebunk, ME, by letter on December 5, 2002. Firm
initiated recall ongoing.

REASON
Misbranded; dosing instructions for children ages 2 to 6 will provide
excessive amounts of active ingredient.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 10,188;
b) 6,788.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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